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“a great site for a walking tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Magdalen College

Magdalen College
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Oxford Bike Tour Including Full-Day Bike Hire
Ranked #11 of 174 things to do in Oxford
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Please visit magd.ox.ac.uk
Arlington, Virginia
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“a great site for a walking tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

We did the walking tour of the college, and the guide brochure was informative and clear. It's a lovely site, and you get to see buildings and outdoor areas--including the college's herd of deer.

Visited June 2014
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San Gabriel, California
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“Beauty Personified”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

What an elegant campus! The gardens are gorgeous and the people so friendly. In spite of a chilly drizzle we quite enjoyed our visit.

Visited May 2014
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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“Wonderful and peaceful place in a busy city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

In a city with tons of walking tourist, this college was quiet and nearly empty. We had plenty of time to wander, walk in the adjacent deer park (Dyson's walk). Beautiful architecture and the time to enjoy. Amazingly quiet inside the walls.

Visited May 2014
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Dublin Ireland
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“I would revisit again if in Oxford”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

Thought it was certainly worth the visit. The Hall and Chapel were very interesting and we were lucky enough to happen on a private recital in the Chapel which added the icing on the cake. The grounds, meadows etc were beautiful and most restful.
The college is open to the public at a charge (reduced rate for seniors) from 13.00 daily. I would suggest visiting the Botanical Gardens which are across the road first (also reduced for seniors) and then going to Magdalen. There is a nice little cafe in the college where one can get a good lunch at a very reasonable cost. There are tables outside the cafe overlooking the river and it is very pleasant.

Visited May 2014
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Hutchinson, Kansas
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“Skip it”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

We were only allowed to see the outside of the buildings. This was definitely not worth the entrance fee. We also ate at the small cafe with riverside seating. The seating area was nice, and the food was okay. I would not bother.

Visited May 2014
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