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Reviewed on 12 Aug 2020
History buffs will enjoy exploring Oxford, and visitors give high marks for the university vibe and beautiful gardens. Tourists who journey to this urban city can discover its museums, cathedrals and architecture. Top sights in the city include Covered Market, Sheldonian Theatre and Radcliffe Camera.
The city is well known for its museums and theatres, and cultural venues include Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University Museum of Natural History and Pitts Rivers Museum. Its cathedrals and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Sheldonian Theatre, Radcliffe Camera and University Church of St Mary the Virgin. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include Exeter College and Christ Church College.
Other favourite sights in Oxford include Covered Market, Carfax Tower and New Theatre Oxford. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Blenheim Palace, located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the heart of the city, and Bicester Village, which is 10.6 mi/17.1 km away.
If you want to venture outside the area, hop on a train at Oxford Station. Oxford may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.