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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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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
Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 1 week ago

A favorite spot for photo ops on our walking tour of the town and university colleges. Reminded us of the one we saw in Venice. (April 2017)

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank melindahemphill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have seen it so often on TV that seeing it in situ seemed very special. Not sure of its full History but it is very much worth finding.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s testament to the sights of Oxford that on the 40 or so metre walk from the bodleian to Radcliffe camera you pass the joyous throwback to a bygone era with this lovely bridge to your left.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the Oxford Bridge of Sighs on a Saturday evening it is not as impressive as the real thing in Venice but is still good to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ldgp14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't visit Oxford without spending time admiring this beautiful bridge, which features so heavily in Morse & Lewis & anything else set in Oxford & why not!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Konie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning bridge, an architectural delight. You almost feel that you are in old Italy. Enjoyed as part of a walk around Oxford.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gelvisblue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing skyway joining two parts of Hertford College over New College Lane. Full of spirits and history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ramazan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was able to see this little gem in person during a walking tour I took while visiting the city of Oxford. The tour included beautiful architecture of the city as well as several of the colleges. If you were never in Oxford England and appreciate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sasmo17
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not disappointed. Everything and more. Most things within walking distance, quite a compact City. Turn each corner to see another delightful architectural style. Top tip, if visiting the Bodelian library, book the longer trip, you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: October 2018
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