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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 29 April 2018

wondered why people were going down a side street and saw this bridge. very pretty and photogenic take pictures either side of it

Thank susan k
Reviewed 23 April 2018

There is really nothing more to it than what you see in the pictures. It's more fancy than the one in Venice but the history behind it is not quite as intriguing. Take a look, then maybe a picture. Done.

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This Oxford landmark is easy to find, close to the end of Broad Street where it meets Catte Street. It is best viewed from the area around the Sheldonian Theatre, and if you go under it from there, you will find St Helens Passage on...More

1  Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Linking the old and new Quadrangles of Hertford College, we found this architecturally stunning bridge on our Morse/Lewis walking tour. A highly prized spot for photograph taking evidently based on the bridge with the same name in Venice. There are so many beautiful spots around...More

Thank NLJ07
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Amazing. We were told it is based on the one in Venice, although it is not that old - less than 100 years - but it blends in beautifully with surroundings. It will be familiar to fans of Morse and Lewis - but it's great...More

1  Thank Hew001
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I don't understand the attraction here. It is an incredibly beautiful piece of arcitecture, very charming but so many people try to take pictures of it, so the area is usually full of tourists trying to get a better photo than the tourists before them....More

Thank lslark14
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This bridge is a popular photo stop for tourists. It links the old and new Quadrangles of Hertford College. It is well worth seeing the architecture.

Thank Selina C
Reviewed 4 April 2018

I üst don't remember how many pictures I took on this gorgeous bridge. Of course, if you love medieval architecture and historical landmarks Oxford will offers plenty and more

Thank Hector A
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This is in a busy part of Oxford and so is hard to miss. It is easy to get a good photograph as there is plenty of space around the bridge to get a good angle. Very beautiful.

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This is the Birdge that you see in all the scenes where they how Oxford. So definitely worth a visit.

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