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World Famous Sightseeing and Things Included in Oxford Walking Tours

Oxford is the sought-after tourist destination that welcomes every visit throughout the year to enjoy best moment of life by taking pleasure from vibrant and colorful life of city. Numbers of tourist book Oxford Tours provided by leading tour operator to enjoy the unforgettable and mesmerizing experience in city.

Let’s take an overlook at what things do Oxford Walking Tour covers.

• Harry Potter and Inspector Morse Filing Sites

Oxford City has numbers of movie locations where internationally known movies Harry Potter and Inspector Morse were filmed. This is the ideal city for the ardent fans of these two films as here they can see and visit the places where their favorite movie or television series were filmed.
Christ Church, Bodleian Library, Radcliffe Square, Pitt Rivers Museum and New College Cloisters are popular places that are featured in movie.

• The Hobbit Land, The Lords of the Rings, Alice in Wonderland and Chronicles of Narnia Inspiration

Inspired by honey colored buildings and beauty of city, numbers of authors and people of literature have written popular novels and books. After taking inspiration from scenic cloisters of Magdalen College where animals are engraved onto pillars that are waiting for lion Aslan to bring new life into them, Aslan brings life again in frozen creatures of Chronicles of Narnia.

• School of Divinity

School of Divinity is the oldest surviving purpose-built medieval building constructed in perpendicular style between 1427 and 1483 for use of university.

• New College

Situated in the center of city, New College is Oxford’s one of the oldest and most beautiful college that is well known for earliest planned College quadrangle, Choir, Dining Hall, Cloisters and lush green garden.

• St Marys the Virgin

University Church of St Mary the Virgin is major tourist attraction of Oxford Walking Tour that is located on north side of High Street. Beautiful architecture and most excellent view of Oxford's famous skyline and surrounding countryside observed from tower are main points of interest.

• All Souls College

Situated on high street adjoining popular Radcliffe Square from the west, All Souls College is Oxford’s wealthiest college that comes at top position in list of Oxford’s must-visit tourist destinations.

• Oldest Examination Hall

Oxford University has numbers of popular colleges and permanent private halls that are well known all over the world for excellent academic life and top-notch services provided. In 2 hour Oxford Walking Tours guides take tourists at oldest examination hall and school that holds the fascinating history.

• Old City Wall

Originally ran from the castle along the southern edge of Broadstreet, Old City Wall have three gates Eastgate, Westgate and Northgate that in today’s world remain only in name of three popular places such as St. Michael at the Northgate, Eastgate Hotel and Westgate Shopping Centre.

• Christ Church

Christ Church is Oxford’s topmost college that is well known for places filmed in popular movies such as Harry Potter and etc, beautiful meadow situated at heart of city and picture gallery.

Apart from the aforementioned sightseeing, plenty of things are included in 2 hour walking tour of the city such as stories of mysterious emperor heads of city, history of Brasenose College, visit to Museum of History of Science and lots more.


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