Christ Church, founded in 1546, is one of the oldest and most prestigious college in the whole of Oxford. It is one of the largest colleges in the University, with 629 students in 2016, and it is also one of the wealthiest ones. The College’s famous landmarks include Tom Tower designed by world famous architect Christopher Wren and the Tom Quad, which is the largest quadrangle in Oxford.
The college has educated an illustrious list of alumni:
Nowadays Christchurch is probably most famous for inspiring the great hall of Hogwarts. The stunning dining hall also inspired actual halls at Harvard, Cornell, and the University of Chicago!
You can find out more about the wizardly history of Christ Church on our amazing Oxford Walking Tour. See below to find out more about Footprints’ Oxford Walking Tour!
Oxford Train Station
High Street Bus Stop T3, T3, L3, L1, L2, T1, T2
Broad Street Car Park, 52 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BS
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