Oxford has always been famed as the university city of Britain. The bustling modern town of Oxford is dominated by medieval colleges and churches known as the ‘dreaming spires’. The whole city looks charming in Gothic splendour. Oxford has become a cool destination for tourists because of its vibrant modern life and picturesque architecture.
People visiting Oxford have great options to explore the culture of the city on foot itself as the city is walkable and very compact. The university colleges in Oxford have beautiful open green spaces and parks to walk through. The Botanical Gardens and the University Parks are some of the open spaces to relish with your family and friends. The museums in Oxford showcase impressive exhibits like Western and Eastern art, collection of botanical and zoological specimens, and photography by famous contemporary artists.
The University Boat Races that host inter college boat races twice every year is the best way to explore the vibrant atmosphere of college spirit. The city is also noted for being a hub of specialist and antiquarian books due as a part of its university culture. The Blackwell’shop and University Press Bookshop have a stock of variety of books unleashed by the Oxford University Press.
Christ church is a magnificent building that flaunts of its prosperous history and latter-day fame as a venue for the filming of Harry potter. Turf Tavern in a hidden passage through an alley is a medieval pub which is always packed with a throng of students and tourists. Radcliffe Camera is an important landmark in Oxford with splendid circular library in European architecture that has a large dome.