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More than half a million intriguing archaeological and anthropological items from around the globe. — Fodor's
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Nowadays, the Ashmolean is a university museum of art and archaeology, housing rich and varied collections encompassing the cultures of the world. — Michelin Guide
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The real draw, however, is the collection of more than five million exhibits. — Lonely Planet
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Founded in 1458, with a handsome main quadrangle and a supremely monastic air, Magdalen (pronounced maud-lin) is one of the most impressive of Oxford's colleges and attracts its most artistic students. — Fodor's
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One of Europe's oldest libraries.  — Atlas Obscura
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Other notable features include the stained-glass depiction of the murder of Thomas Becket, dating from 1320, above the side altar on the right. — Lonely Planet
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It was the venue for official university ceremonies. The roof structure is a true masterpiece. — Michelin Guide
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The Oxford Botanic Garden lies at the end of High Street, across from Magdalen College. — Afar Magazine
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An extraordinary collection of scientific instruments - and Einstein's chalkboard - inside the world's oldest purpose built museum building.  — Atlas Obscura
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The front quad contains remains of the medieval St Bernard's college (1437), while the columns of Canterbury quad (1631-1636) give a touch of Italian Classicism to Jacobean style. — Michelin Guide
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Founded in 1340, and rebuilt between 1671 and 1760, this is the only Oxford college in which the architectural styles have been harmonised. — Michelin Guide
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To the south is St Mary's Church, to the west Brasenose College, to the east All Souls College, and to the north the federal buildings around the Bodleian Library and the Sheldonian Theatre. — Michelin Guide
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Every 15 minutes, little mechanical "quarter boys" mark the passage of time on the tower front. Climb up the 99 steps of the dark stairwell for a good view of the town center. — Fodor's
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The top of the 14th-century tower has a panoramic view of the city's skyline. It's worth the 127 steps. The Vaults and Garden Café, part of the church accessible from Radcliffe Square. — Fodor's
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Set between the two is the Perpendicular style chapel (1442) with its magnificent medieval retables and 15 C windows. — Michelin Guide
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Reputedly the friendliest and most liberal of Oxford’s colleges, Corpus Christi is small but strikingly beautiful. — Lonely Planet
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This 11th century tower is said to be the oldest building in Oxford.  — Atlas Obscura
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This Norman castle was once the site of a Victorian-era prison, and now exists as a luxury hotel.  — Atlas Obscura
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Housed in a building dating from the 1770s, it’s a colourful mix of traditional and the contemporary. — Afar Magazine
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