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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
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

What a gem! We came across this college by accident and were pleasantly surprised by the free entry between 2-4pm. It is just beautiful. The chapel is amazing and I would encourage you to take some time to really look at everything on the walls...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AusKerry1970
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Have been invited by a friend to visit, so whilst in Oxford today I made the visit. What a truly beautiful place, hidden behind its outer walls is a little oasis of hidden charm. They are the only college not to charge a fee to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Howlo
Reviewed May 30, 2018

This place has the most sinister chapel I have ever seen. You feel like stepping back in to the middle ages .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jo-schops
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Unlike some of the others All Souls is free to enter between 2 and 4. The chapel is unusual, dominated with black and an enormous wall of sculptures. It's also nice to see the towers up close and the beautiful sundial.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Neira_Blue
Reviewed May 14, 2018

I think that Oxford is one of the most beautiful cities of England. All Souls College, Chris Church and St.Mary the Virgin with the oposite Redclife Camera are the most scenic and brilliant building constructions of the city. Magnificent twin towers in the colleges great...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank christoskontas
Reviewed May 4, 2018

All Souls is a most unusual place. It is just off busy Radcliffe Square and the High Street but is a separate and distinctive place. It is grand and magnificent but also has a quiet and modest quality. The buildings are some of the most...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I have read about this college in book and seen it in movies, but to see it with my own eyes was such a honor. It is stunningly gorgeous. The grounds are lush and the staff is very helpful. The top moment was visiting the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kate B
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

All Saints college was founded in 1438 by Henry VI. The college is located on the High Street and is truly majestic and is a must see if you are in Oxford city centre. Recommended. Fantastic architecture with dreamy towers and spires.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed January 1, 2018

To become a fellow of this college, one must pas what has been characterized as "the hardest test in the world".It is nicely located on the North side of High Street adjoining Radcliffe Square. Its library is named for a Barbados plantation owner who would...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Kyle S
Reviewed December 24, 2017

All Souls was built in the 15th century to commemorate those who died in the 100 years war. It's an architectural gem. Make sure you visit the chapel and the huge library--built later--which is amazingly beautiful. Also worth seeing is the Hall (if its open)....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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