Carfax Tower

Local nameCarfax Tower
LocationOxford, UK

Carfax is at the junction of St Aldate's, Cornmarket Street, Queen Street and the High Street in Oxford, England. It is considered to be the centre of the city. The name "Carfax" derives from the Latin quadrifurcus via the French carrefour, both of which mean "crossroads". The Carfax Tower, also known as St. Martin's Tower is a prominent landmark and provides a look-out over the town.

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Oxford: 3-Hour Private Tour with Student Guide from 140 USD

Opening hours

Apr - Oct: daily 10 am - 5.30 pm (4.30 pm in Oct)
Nov - Mar: daily 10 am - 3 pm (4 pm in Mar)


Adults, Seniors, Students: £2.20
Children: £1.10

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Address Queen St, Oxford OX1 1ET, United Kingdom

Coordinates 51°45'7.111" N -1°15'28.957" E

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