Walk through the Christmas Oxford

• Walk through the Christmas Oxford

At Oxford, we were able to attend the college of Christ Church (Christ Church), where they filmed scenes of Harry Potter and Trinity College (Trinity College), known for its famous alumni.

Undoubtedly, Oxford is known primarily for its university. University, in turn, consists of 38 faculties and colleges.

It so happened that we came to Oxford in the Catholic Christmas 25 December, the weather was great and the streets are deserted city. Well, just a paradise for tourists with a camera.

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

The architecture in the heart of Oxford is simply amazing:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

The owners and tenants of buildings allowed to change the appearance and they are required to maintain all the original form. Here, for example, the Oxford Mail:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

But The Randolph Restaurant. Pay attention to the front door. In the Middle Ages, the doors opened up by a cable. High doorway abandoned and restored owners:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

England breathes tradition. They are all over, including in the details. Bench:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

The base of the lamppost:

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Mailbox:

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The door:

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The clock in the tower:

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general plan:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

Here we come to the college of Christ Church (Christ Church). Christmas. Inside not get:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

Let's look at least in the eye:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

From Wikipedia, I learned that this is where the events described in the product's "Alice in Wonderland" by the famous English writer Lewis Carroll. By the way, it is a graduate of the college, he was in his youth. Also, Christ Church College boasts a record number of graduates who have held the post of Primiero Minister of Great Britain, there were thirteen people.

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Courtyard college of Christ Church:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

On the contrary college located shop "Alice in Wonderland" (unfortunately closed):

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

and souvenir shops:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

Go ahead. Oxford Museum opened in 1975 in the building of the former Oxford Public Library:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

Chic pub.

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

Radcliffe Camera - one of the buildings Bodleian Library:

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along the fence tie ribbons, apparently, on the fulfillment of desires:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

In the rotunda to the east stretches the College of All Saints (All Souls College):

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

Because of the lack of "eye" look over the fence:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

We continue to walk. This bridge really reminded me of the famous Venetian Rialto bridge:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

After an incredibly narrow street .....

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

... and get into a little-known Turf Tavern (Turf Tavern):

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

On the walls hang signs tavern than she is famous and who is public people visited her. For example, this inn has been a favorite destination of former US President Bill Clinton during his studies at the University of Oxford:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

Then through another narrow alley to get into sweet otelchik:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

So we went to the building of the Sheldonian Theater, which was founded in the 17th century:

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Terrible frame:

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Classic is always in fashion:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

I could not not show you these lovely birds:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

The end-point of our walk was the Trinity College. It was founded in the 16th century and has produced quite a few famous alumni. Among them were cardinals and politicians, scientists and musicians. It's the only college to which you can get on Christmas Day.

30. The tree was struck gorgeous huge with big cones main college courtyard of us:

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Courtyard:

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On campus is a bust of Cardinal Newman, a graduate of the College:

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Around all steeped in history:

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Graduates of different years left on the walls of the emblem of their issues:

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I do not know how to say, here the disciples prayed:

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Next to the park, quietly squirrels:

Walk through the Christmas Oxford

So ​​in the end of "The Cambodian lion - guard" made of barbed wire and a given college graduates (it was written on the label):