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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 2 days ago

Whichever way you look at it this quintessential small piece of architecture is mega popular. Theres hardly a time of day free when hoards of tourists are not taking selfies under it. Despite the fact Ive never figured out how to access the interior of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lazenlondonuk
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited the Bridge of Sighs after having see a similar bridge in Cambridge. Both were incredible in different ways. However, Cambridge has a canal running under it so I liked that experience a little more. Still a fantastic structure.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rodneymudaly74
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent a great weekend in Oxford with friends, with many wonderful sights to see and experience. The famous Bridge of Sighs was a must see for me, the whole area is a fabulous sight given to many photo and memory opportunities. If visiting Oxford this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ruth_Saunders2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a small bridge that spans a small road, from one building to another. No cost to see it and not much information around but still a nice place to stop if you walking around the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Venice comes to Oxford in this English bridge of Sighs. Only Oxford could do it. Yet somehow it feels so right.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michaelhouse69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was fortunate to be around the area during golden hour and the Bridge of Sighs and its surroundings are stunning. Must see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank notb4mybeer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only viewed from below. No entry to public, but nice to see. Interesting public areas all around though.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kath B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bridge connects some buildings at the university and is modelled along the lines of the bridge of the same name, the Ponte dei Sospiri, in Venice. The Venice bridge is, by all accounts, incomparable, but this one comes close! It was built in 1913-1914...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This bridge runs between two buildings on the campus. It looks old and like it belongs at Hogwarts. It’s cool to get a quick picture of it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing like the one in Cambridge which spans across the water and certainly unlike the one in Venice but it would be unfair to make such comparisons. It is a pretty bridge in its own right.

Date of experience: December 2018
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