Photogallery: Great Britain, Oxford – A Synonym to Scholarship
Great Britain, Oxford – A Synonym to Scholarship
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We will take you to Oxfordshire to see one of the most famous university cities in the world - Oxford. With the headquarters of the oldest and most prestigious British university, it is known all over the world. In addition to the incredible architectural beauty, the city also offers a unique atmosphere. So do not hesitate and take a walk with us.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photos: Infoglobe staff
Get to know the UK's capital of through the eyes of a tourist. Today, we will recommend places you definitely need to visit, look at the local cultural habits and reveal several attractions.
Today we take you to the seaside town of Brighton and Hove. As the name suggests, it is a combination of two independent cities offering up to 1997 (status of Queen Elizabeth II in 2001), which offer a rich history, beautiful monuments, quirky culture and sports.
From the magnificent Palace Pier through the Old Steine garden, we head to one of Brighton's most sought-after attractions, the former Royal Pavilion.
After visiting the 360-degree lookout tower, we will stroll down the Brighton Coast today, decorated with architecturally impressive buildings. If we headed toward King's Road, we could get to the renovated 1884 Victorian gazebo.
Brighton's seafront offers many attractions. Today we will visit the British Airways i360 futuristic lookout tower, located opposite the equally famous West Pier.
Today we look to the English Channel coast. Our goal this time will be the famous Seven Sisters, which extends between Seaford and Eastbourne in the south of England.
After a short break we return to England, more precisely to the county of Oxfordshire, where we visit one of the most famous university cities in the world - Oxford. This 160,000 center of education offers almost forty dormitories, amazing history, monuments, personalities and, last but not least, its noble atmosphere.
We visited the English city of Oxford last week. We saw a few sights and places of interest, but we missed Oxford University.
When you hear „Oxford“ you immediately could have in mind famous University. And really, this town is full of unchangeble atmosphere and phantastic places, which could not escape our memory.
After the natural and architectural beauty of Wales we will move to the south of England. More precisely to the historic region of Sussex, where our first stop will be the town of Lewes.
Brighton is the most popular and famous sea resort on the English Channel. Once, this large city was a simple fishing village which became increasingly popular among English nobility in the 18th century. They travelled here to breathe fresh sea air and relax in luxurious spa. Today, Brighton is open to anyone. Its pebble beaches are lined with souvenire stores and various attractions.
Birmingham is known mostly to the fans of sports for it was here where the European league was born as well as the sport of tennis (in the end of 1850s). The city was founded in the times of Anglo-Saxon immigraiton. However, it became the center of trade only in the mid 12th century.
Bristol is a large English city and an unitary authority where live around 400, one million people respectively.
During our stay in England that took several months, we had visited many beautiful places. We will remember them all but one of them was truly spectacular, Leeds Castle.
North Devon is a part of Devonshire, a county in the southwest of England. In the north it borders the Bristol Bay. This area is great for anyone intending to experience true English countryside and nature. Tourism and agriculture creates significant proportion of income of the local population. Thanks to that, the region has kept its 19th century atmosphere and its typical meadows, fields, and wild coastline.
The ancient city of York is the main city of northern England. There are amazingly well-preserved walls, altogether 5 kilometers long. This makes them the longest walls in Great Britain. You can even take a walk on them and it would be a walk long to remember. The wall was built in the 14th century and follows the places Roman buildings sites. Four original gates are also preserved.
Today we visit the second oldest working aquarium in the world - the Sea Life Brighton. It is interesting not only because of its history dating back to 1872, but you can also take a walk through the longest English submarine tunnel.
Today we look to Brighton, more precisely to the local town hall, located on Bartolomějské Square near the coast. The neoclassical building from the 1930s serves not only as a municipal office, but also holds weddings and you can visit one unusual museum.
Last week we walked through the student town of Eton and today we head to Windsor. Perhaps the most sought-after landmark of the city, which is also its dominant, is Windsor Castle of the same name.
Join us to visit the breathtaking town of Windsor, less than 30 kilometers west of London. This historic mansion has been the home of the English royal family since time immemorial, its life-giving artery is the River Thames and its immediate neighbor is the equally famous town of Eton.
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On the south coast of England stretches Brighton and Hove, which offers many tourist attractions....
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In our today's photo gallery we set out to explore the second oldest working aquarium in the worl...
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