Oxford is a wonderful county in the South Eastern part of England. This county is full of dreams, aspirations, fun and enjoyment. The county has a quite nightlife but there are many other things to do like shopping and visiting new places and exploring them. The buildings of Oxford are well known for their architecture and build. The well-known Oxford University is also situated here as many scholars from all over the world come here to study.
Besides this the Oxford is a famous center for trade and commerce. There are a lot of amazing places that you can see and when we describe them then the words fall short. Now here we talk about the attractions that can be visited and explored here.
1. St. Mary Virgin Church: This church is one of the largest churches of Oxford and served as the first library of the famous Oxford University. The church possesses an unconventional porch along with a spire that has been regarded one of the most beautiful in entire England. The tower is open for public on all days of the week except public holidays. It provides stunning views of the historical city of the university especially Radcliffe Square.
2. Ashmolean Museum: This is regarded as world’s first university museum. The museum is known for its collection of various Roman art works and Egyptian paintings that belonged to the era of Renaissance and even older times. One of the collections is supposed to be inspiration behind the famous film series Lord of The Rings.
3. Bodleian Library: This is the main library of the Oxford University where all the research papers have been preserved. This library is not basically a single room but a series of rooms that have been spread all across the city. The research material present here includes several paintings and other art forms.
4. Christ Church Cathedral: This is the main cathedral of the diocese of Oxford. It is also the Chapel of Christ Church of the University of Oxford.
5. Carfax Tower: This is a heritage monument that was built in 13th century and it is situated at the conjunction of four streets that are located in the north (Cornmarket Street), east (High Street), west (Queen Street) and south (St. Aldate’s Street) directions. The tombstone of William Henry Butler is the major attraction here and there has been a campaign to preserve it for the future generations because the grave and tombstone was neglected during the 20th century when the renovations were going on in the city.