Christ Church

Top 2% of attractions in Oxford
8 / 10

7 expert reviews

“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

Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"The largest of all of Oxford’s colleges, with 650 students, and the one with the grandest quad, Christ Church is also its most popular." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"The largest and most prestigious Oxford college, known colloquially as "The House", was founded in 1525 and built around a large courtyard known as the "Tom Quad". " Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Oxford is known as the city of dreaming spires for all its gorgeous churches and universities, including Christ Church, whose construction began with infamous Cardinal Wolsey in 1525." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"The campus is lovely, from the elaborate cathedral to the wide courtyard and, best of all, the awe inspiring great hall which inspired the dining hall in the Harry Potter films. " Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"The largest, most beautiful, and the most popular college to visit looms large in children’s literature; it was copied for Hogwarts School in the Harry Potter films." Full review

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