Oxford Tourist Traps

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  • 1. Punting

    Punts are very expensive: up to 10 pounds for a single use. Most colleges own their own punts; hence students get them for free or for much reduced rates: so, if you want to go punting make friends...

  • 2. Tour Buses

    Some wouldn't call this a tourist trap, but in my opinion a bus tour through a city centre which is easily walkable within 20 minutes doesn't make sense at all. It's the same as everywhere: You can...

  • 3. The Oxford Story

    I disagree with one of the other reviewers (who admitted that they never went actually went in.) Yes, it was somewhat Disney-esque, but I thought it was a fun, immersive, educational experience, that...

  • 5. Parking in Oxford, UK

    Beware of parking rules in OxfordAs a first time visitor to Oxford I parked my car at the centrally located Worcester Street car park. I had to estimate in...

  • 6. Expensive bars

    As with any major city prices in pubs and bars in the centre are often far to expensive for what you get.Oxford is no different,try to stay away from wine bars...

  • 7. I did not run into any of those traps....

    I can not point you to a trap for Oxford do to the fact that I did not take a tour bus or anything like that around the city. I am sure there might be one but I...

  • 8. The Bodleian Library is the...

    The Bodleian Library is the main research library of the University of Oxford. It is also a copyright deposit library and its collections are used by scholars...

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