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University Church of St. Mary the Virgin

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High St., Oxford OX1 4AH, England
+44 1865 279111
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Considered one of the oldest university buildings in the world, this is a superb example of Church Architecture from the 13th century.
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High St., Oxford OX1 4AH, England
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Take time out of your busy day and take yourself back in time. This church is just stunning and has easy access. The stain glass will take your breath away.Take a seat for a while and take in this beauiful building.

Thank Edward J
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We had not realised the significance of the 'Oxford Martyrs' and the fact that they were tried and condemned to be burnt at the stake in this church.

Thank IanViv2015
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Beautiful acoustics, lovely venue to see a great choir perform. Seating also available on mezzanine - will try to sit here next time to see how sound varies.

Thank Gracie_Feels
Reviewed 10 April 2016

You can get great views and beautiful photographs from the top of the Holy Mary Church, you can pay and go up from the church store. Do not take long, is not heavy lifting and worth seeing Oxford from that point

Thank Paty968
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Fantastic views of the city from the top. Once you have navigated the many steep, winding stairs, with people coming down as you are going up (not fun), you can then walk around the four sides of the tower to get an amazing view of...More

Thank FiveCandle
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Climb the tower for stunning views across the city. It's an experience just climbing the stairs as they wind up very steep and narrow!

Thank emmanicola
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

The church is in an ideal location, surrounded by traditional Oxford architecture. You can go up the tower to see the most incredible view of Radcliffe camera and the universities. It is a steep walk up though, be careful with young children/elderly. Regular tickets are...More

Thank F S
Reviewed 3 April 2016

After a lot of stairs you finally get up the top of the tower, you receive gratitude for your resistance. The tower provides you with a beautiful view at Oxford in general, and in particular of the Radcliffe Camera. In my point of view, this...More

Thank Saskia B
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

You will find this church opposite the Radcliffe Camera. The steep climb up the 127 steps of the spiral stone staircase are worth the effort. The panoramic views from the top are jaw dropping. Gorgeous views of All Souls College and the Radcliffe Camera.

Thank Monique L
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The view from the tower made me cry. Exquisite and beautiful view of the All Souls College and perfect panoramic of all Oxford.

Thank ArisaMiura
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