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Bridge of Sighs

New College Ln., Oxford OX1 3BL, England
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The main buildings at Hertford College are linked together by a corridor called the "Bridge of Sighs," built in 1913-14 and named after the Ponte dei Sospiri in Venice.
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New College Ln., Oxford OX1 3BL, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Walking around Oxford is just great to see all the wonderful old buildings in such good condition and well looked after.

Thank Donal J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Discovering this as part of our walking section of our hop-on hop-off bus tour was an added bonus. The next highlight was teaching my partner to actually get me and the Bridge in the one photograph. A must for history buffs.

Thank Toni G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although pretty to look at, it's just a bridge, and it's by no means the prettiest or most impressive thing to look at in this area. If you are nearby, it won't cost you a lot of time to just swing by, but I would...More

Thank Valentin K
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must bridge to see, it joins up the college from on side to the other , the architecture is amazing

Thank shorthaul2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have seen this bridge in a number of films. The more practical reason for existing can be to walk to the dining room on one side from the other side.

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost as famous a building as the bridge in Venice...one of the must see buildings when walking around the ancient colleges of Oxford.

Thank Cornishpagan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful bridge just beside some of the major sights in the middle of Oxford. If you pass it stop and have a look, even worth planning the walk past it :-)

Thank RobertSKristiansson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wandered in and out of a few of the Cambridge colleges and each one was impressive but my favourite was St.Johns college and the Bridge of Sighs. Beautiful grounds.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of only two, maybe three places that I know of where ya can find a bridge like this. Two here in the U.K. , and the other in Italy.

Thank Spookssga
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was a stop on the walking tour that we visited. some interesting history to it and also location of the bar Clinton visited while a student :>)

Thank Sandra G
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