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Radcliffe Camera

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Address: Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ, England
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Completed in 1737, this domed classical building forms the hub of...

Completed in 1737, this domed classical building forms the hub of architectural Oxford, and is considered one of England's earliest examples of a round library.

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Bridge of Sighs

Very pleasing bridge, has all the hall marks of being very old great to take a few photos as it is a world wide known land mark well worth a visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very pleasing bridge, has all the hall marks of being very old great to take a few photos as it is a world wide known land mark well worth a visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really good photo location, a key landmark in Oxford, and a place you must see! Although cannot go inside without being a university member so is only a short visit to look at the outside.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely building but doesn't appear to be open to the public for looking inside. More of a photo opportunity.

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Right in the centre of Oxford is the beautiful Radcliffe Square which contains the awesome Radcliffe Camera building. Excuse the pun but DO take your camera for this one!

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

amazing building next to the library such a shame we could not see the inside, I have no doubt it would be worth it.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing building with lovely dome on top. They have dug underneath the building so that, under the lawns, there is now a huge area housing thousands of books.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pity it isn't open to the public though. A librarian friend of mine worked at the University library and she actually managed to get access for us to look around inside and it is magnificent!

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably one of the most outstanding buildings in the city. Really is incredible. An Oxford landmark not to be missed. easily accessible on foot. Parking in Oxford is not easy, but once on foot, everything is close to hand.

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Perugia, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very distinctive and symbolic of the city. But as you can not go inside..I think it turns to be a lil bit overrated. Only if you are an Oxford student you can really appreciate this building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful vistas you will see in the world at dusk and especially with a little snow falling.

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