A very historic circular building in Oxford. It is located in the old town and has a direct shape. You can see many traces of history. It is said that it has been more than three hundred years. This theater has been preserved. The old buildings nearby are also A lot.
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The Sheldonian Theatre is located on Broad Street, Oxford, England. It was built from 1664 to 1668 as a building of Oxford University. The first thing I saw when I went to Oxford was this building. The building was named after the principal investor and then principal Gilbert Sheldon. It is used for university graduation ceremonies, not for performances, and on a small scale.
I was impressed by the orchestra and theater, the ceiling and organ are beautiful, the acoustics are amazing, and some of the college graduations are going to be held here.
Leaving the Bridge of Sighs, I came to the Sheldonian Theatre. On the outer wall of the main entrance of this building, there is a row of stone statues of ancient Roman philosophers, which is unusually solemn, simple and elegant. This round building, built from 1664 to 1668, is the traditional venue for Oxford University's degree-granting ceremony. Thousands of Oxford students traveled from here to all over the world after graduation, so this is also a place to witness the achievements of Oxford. The theater is also often used to hold public concerts. At that time, the hall seemed to be preparing for an evening concert, and an old gentleman was tuning an antique old instrument. This piano has a piano keyboard and harp strings. Such a mix and match structure is also rare. The tall theater hall has three-story stands, with a small area and limited capacity. The huge ceiling depicts Christianity. It is said that this is an exquisite painting of the 17th century, reflecting the triumph of truth over ignorance.
Our main tour content in this theater is to board the observation deck on the top floor to see the surrounding campus scenery. There are all kinds of towering minarets, antique and solemn buildings, and ancient buildings of all kinds, and people come and go. Although we can't see the panoramic view of Oxford in the long distance, the partial momentum also shocks our hearts. This is the real millennium university, this is the complete university city, and this is the real dream. Combining with the cobblestone roads that you saw on the previous tour, the various colleges and buildings of different styles, it is easy to understand why so many students from all over the world flock to Oxford during the summer vacation. This is indeed a place of pilgrimage for higher education institutions. If possible, students should come here to experience for themselves, what they see and hear will definitely leave a deep mark on the formation of children's worldview.
Sheldonian Theatre is another iconic building in Oxford, near Trinity College. The shape of the theater is very special. It is a circular building. It is not very large from the outside and has no special marks. It basically maintains a unified style with other buildings in Oxford, and has a sense of age, but the wall decoration of the theater Very special, it is a sculpture of a human head.
Built between 1664 and 1668, the building was designed by Christopher Wren for Oxford University. It was named after the principal financial backer of the project, then President Gilbert Sheldon. It was used for concerts, lectures and university ceremonies, not for theatre. The theater is close to the Exeter College where Qian Zhongshu studied and the Bodley Library.