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Completed in 1737, this domed classical building forms the hub of architectural Oxford, and is considered one of England's earliest examples of a round library.
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Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In october is oxford not crowed with tourist. Because this is a working library, visiting the buiilding is not possible, but very nice fot shots are possible

Thank OffringaRichard
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the most impressive building in the town and houses Radcliffe Science library. Unfortunately it does not allow tourists in and access is for members only however building exterior offers some nice photos. Why this building name contains ‘Camera’ remains a mystery...More

Thank Amit J
Reviewed 1 week ago

great atmosphere around the building. even better if you had a beer or 2 and lay down on the lovely green grass surround looking up at the blue sky.... almost feels heavenly.... erm...not that there is such a thing.

Thank caddy_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very impressive building the architecture is quite amazing, you simply have to come and see it. There always seems to be a lot of people sitting around here it is a natural meeting place. One big disappointment is that there no access...More

Thank allanmaciver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most famous building in Oxford is Radcliffe Camera. The Radcliffe Camera is part of bodleian library. Beautiful architecture by walking around it.

Thank PEili K
Reviewed 11 September 2017

One of a multitude of breathtaking buildings in the centre of Oxford, this plase just might be the best of them all. Iconic and beautiful.

Thank BrushM
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This place is as stunning in real life as it is in the pictures. Great architecture and surroundings and a real sense of the history of the place. It is simply stunning and a real place to visits in this beautiful city.

Thank northants90
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this area , lots of sightings and landmarks to see and walk through for free can easily kill some time walking through this area. Guided tour does make it nice for getting some background

Thank jason d
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

One of the most famous building in Oxford is Radcliffe Camera . Camera means a room . The Radcliffe Camera is part of bodleian library . The best view of the Radcliffe Camera is from University Church of Virgin Mary .

Thank Anup Kumar P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

You can only visit this as a tourist if you are on a guided tour. Well worth the visit to see what the great man left as a legacy.

Thank Adventurers049
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