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All Souls College

High Street, Oxford OX1 4AL, England
+44 1865 279379
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Founded by Henry VI and Henry Chichele in 1438, the college today serves primarily as an academic research institution at the University of Oxford.
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High Street, Oxford OX1 4AL, England
+44 1865 279379
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Founded by Henry VI the college accepts only two post graduate fellows a year, on a full ride. They must however sit a grueling entrance exams using one word prompts. They have unusual traditions including one where they dress up as Mallards and roam the...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Peaceful and beautiful. A very exclusive college. Free entrance. There's a chapel and a beautiful inner yard. Located very centrally near the other sightseeing things, so you're going to be there anyway. It's lovely, don't miss it.

Thank A E
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I was delighted to get a tour of All Souls Quad and the Chapel and although I was a little late the guide told me a little of the history of the place. The buildings are very grand architecturally and the chapel is very ornate...More

1  Thank allanmaciver
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I was so lucky to go during Oxford Open Doors, so got to tour All Souls Hall, Chapel and Library. There was a 10 minute line to get into the library. They had even hired a brass band to play for the guests which was...More

Thank plushkanyc
Reviewed 11 September 2017

All Souls College, founded in 1438 by Henry VI and the then, Archbishop Chichele of Canterberry. The Hall is unusually carpeted and is used by Fellows only as a research academy and has no undergraduate members.

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Access was limited to the cloisters at all souls on the day we visited but a beautiful view of a classic college

Thank stevemNewcastle
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This striking college stands out as you walk around the centre of Oxford. From its impressive towers and beautiful gates, you can see the wealth of the building in every feature. It's eye-catching and incredibly beautiful.

Thank WaltzingSol
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

For someone who started at University when she already had a family, All Souls in something I could only dream of. Untill a couple of years I did not even know that institutes like this existed. Walking around a building this old, where all those...More

Thank Egwene2014
Reviewed 25 June 2017

All Souls is unique as a graduate only college. Undergraduates destined for starred firsts in their final examinations compete for places writing essays on variants upon eternal questions such as 'How Many Angels Might You Fit On a Pinhead.' Then they are subjected to the...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Being a huge sculpture lover mesmerising is that beautiful gate with tons of sculptures carved into the wall. Speechless & the sundial is so eye catching.

1  Thank beautiful12017
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