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University Church of St. Mary the Virgin
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Owner description: Considered one of the oldest university buildings in the world, this is a superb example of Church Architecture from the 13th century.
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I've been up this tower before but a good 7 years ago now and took the boyfriend on his birthday weekend. The climb is not pleasant once you're in the tower bit as it's quite tight and on a very hot day it's quite stuffy. However, on a day with clear blue skies, the view is so so worth it! The best way to see the dreaming spires as you're right in the heart of Oxford's beautiful buildings. One minor niggle would be that I couldn't get student price because I wasn't an Oxford University student. I wouldn't mind this rule if it was standard across all their university buildings but I'd just been given student entry price to the university's botanical garden so feel they should be consistent across sites.

Thank Donna W
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

This is a very old church which has interesting grave markers
Some of which are from the 1600's
There is a beautiful organ and many stain glass windows

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Reviewed 1 August 2014

I love the food at this cafe - and outside seating gives lovely views. Service varies from extremely friendly to downright rude, which is such a shame as it is a great place.

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Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

The tower is well worth climbing. There are excellent views around Oxford from the top, especially of Radcliffe Camera. Great for photography.

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Reviewed 23 July 2014

Blew my breath away, choir was practising when we were there and the stained glass windows were amazing.

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