When we listen to the name of Oxfordshire, we always think about the University of Oxford. This place is one of the most attractive places the visitors that come to the United Kingdom.
Visitors mainly come to visit the old historical buildings of this old city. In this city, there are several historical buildings which are actually an educational institution. All buildings of these institutions have their own historical significance.
Many tourist and student come to Oxfordshire just for viewing these building. Mentions below are some of the historic educational buildings in Oxfordshire.
Bodleian Library is the main body of the Bodleian libraries.
This is the main research center for the University of Oxford. This library has more than 12 million books stored in it.
The history of this library is dated back to the year 1960. This library was founded by Thomas Bodley.
This library is open to both public and college students of the university. You can take either take a group tour or solo tour in the library.
After you are done with the tour, you can visit the shop for buying a souvenir or take a break in the café of the library.
Christ Church College
Christ church college is one of the constituent colleges that form Oxford University. This college is one of the oldest colleges in Europe.
It was founded by King Henry VIII in the year 1546. This college is the shooting location for hit movies such as Harry Potter and The Golden Compass.
This boosted the number of visitors in this college. This college has a number of historically significant buildings.
As this is an educational institution, some portion of the college is accessible by the visitors.
You can take either group or take a solo trip through the campus of Christ Church College.
Visit its famous landmark, cathedral spire and tom tower and experience grandeur feeling of these architectural wonders.
All Soul College
All Soul College is another constituent college of Oxford University.
This college was founded by King Henry VI along with Henry Chichele in the year 1438. This school is a graduate research institution and does not accept any undergraduate students.
There are two main architectural wonders in this college. They are the Chapel and All Soul Library (Cordrington Library).
Visitors can take group or solo tour in this college.
The main attraction in this college is the interior of the Chapel and the sundial outside the library.
You take a tour around the campus of the college and enjoy the view of the college.
Balliol College is one of the oldest colleges at Oxford University. This college was founded in the year 1263 by John I de Balliol. There are four major areas that are open to visitors. The first in the front quadrangle, it is the oldest part of the college. Then you can visit the Chapel of the college which was constructed in 1857. Then you can visit the beautiful Garden Quad of the college. In the end, you can visit the 19th century Hall Room made for the students.
As this is an educational institution, some of the parts of the college are not accessible to the visitors.
This college also provides facilities for disabled visitors. At the end of your tour, you can take a break at the refreshment corner, located in the gardens of the college.
Pure Taboo – Digital
Step into the world of taboo subjects and our society’s intimate fantasies. Pure Taboo breaks all the taboos with a strong force of high quality video productions. It’s been released a few years back but the library grows every week and it’s really worth visiting. If you thought your mind is naughty then you really need to see what’s inside minds of folks walking next to you. Thanks to the brilliant story-writing and exceptional acting you really are in for a treat.
These are some of the examples of significant historical architecture of the college building. There are many college buildings in the city of Oxfordshire who are some of the oldest academies in the whole world. Thus, before you visit the city of the Oxfordshire research the city and get ready to be amazed.