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“Numb Bum time”
Review of Sheldonian Theatre

Sheldonian Theatre
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US$76.51*
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Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Oxford Custom Day Trip
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Owner description: The Sheldonian Theatre, an exquisite Grade I listed building situated in Oxford's city centre, is the official ceremonial hall of Oxford University. The Theatre is a popular tourist attraction particular because it offers one of the best indoor panoramic views of Oxford's famous skyline from its Cupola. It was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and built between 1664 and 1669. The Theatre offers self-guided tours or guided tours. On a one hour guided tour, you get to learn about how the University was formed, how long it's been in existence and the secrets of its past. You get to hear about 900 years of University history as well as learning about the history of the Theatre. For availability, booking and opening hours information visit our website.
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Deepest Oxfordshire
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20 reviews
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“Numb Bum time”
Reviewed 6 April 2012

Very much depends where you sit - take your own cushions and beware of others trampling on your feet in the narrow spaces between rows

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Dublin, Ireland
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“An hour with The wonderful Anne Tyler”
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Great venue for an exceptional event. Very classy surroundings for a very classy lady. Something wonderful to see in every corner of this superb building...inside as well as outside.

Visited April 2012
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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful building”
Reviewed 1 April 2012

Have been here on a number of occasions and the theatre itself is worthy of the visit alone, regardless of the subject you have bought tickets to see. A very intimate feeling theatre. Lovely!

Visited March 2012
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Stanford, California
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“See if any events are going on in the Sheldonian. Concerts are wonderful here”
Reviewed 29 March 2012

Check the Oxford events website to see if anything is going on at the Sheldonian during your visit. If youre lucky enough to find an event, like a concert, you will LOVE this experience!! If you come another time, ask if you can go up to the cupola which has a magnificent view of the city.

Visited April 2011
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“GOOD DAY OUT”
Reviewed 27 February 2012

A nice day for the all family would recomend to anyone that just want to have a day out with kids aswell

Visited December 2011
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