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Bridge of Sighs

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Address: New College Ln., Oxford OX1 3BL, England
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The main buildings at Hertford College are linked together by a corridor...

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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Interesting "twin" of the bridge in Venice

A picturesque bridge that only takes a few minutes to see. Unfortunately I didn't get to see this in the daylight due to earlier commitments and the time of year, but still looked... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We saw it, walked under it, and, well, that's about it. Didn't make as much of an impression as its sister bridge in Venice.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A "must see" in Oxford, the BoS is simply an old Skyway. Great place to step out of the rain. Right near the King Arms pub. Worth a picture, but not that special.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A picturesque bridge that only takes a few minutes to see. Unfortunately I didn't get to see this in the daylight due to earlier commitments and the time of year, but still looked good at night.

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Panicale, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Difficult to say a lot about this but it is definitely worth looking out for. Small but exquisite is how I'd describe it, and something you'll not find in many other places, apart from Venice maybe ;)

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is just one of several stunning architectural delights all within a few hundred metres. This adjoined to Hertford College.

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Alcochete, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Despite being sorrounded by examples of architecture of 400 years it is still delightful and fits in well but only just over 100 Yeats old

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Uppsala, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

A beautiful bride crossing New College lane. You probably will see it if you're in Oxford, it's centrally located close to to the Sheldonian Theatre and the Radcliffe Camera.

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Came across by chance as we headed for a pub. Very impressive. In a quaint part of the city. Splendid achitecture and worth seeing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We visited Oxford to try and see the architectural places such as the colleges. The bridge was described as a place to definitely see. I guess we were expecting something other than just a lifeless bridge connecting two buildings. In the event, as expected, we took some photos with one or two of our family members standing under the bridge... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

beautiful architecture so much to see and do in the area. historic oxford is terrific. if the weather is not great dont worry plenty of indoor places to visit.

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