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Address: New College Ln., Oxford OX1 3BL, England
Description: 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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i adore this bridge, seen so many times in films, it is definitely a "money shot". If you want to get a photo make sure to turn up early in the morning before the tourist hordes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I lived all my life close enough to Oxford to have easily visited, and never made the time, but when i set out on my travels round the uk I made a special effort to spend the day in Oxford and it was well worth it. This bridge was especially iconic. Do make the time yourself. If you want to... More 

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Oxford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

i adore this bridge, seen so many times in films, it is definitely a "money shot". If you want to get a photo make sure to turn up early in the morning before the tourist hordes descend.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

There is a street not a canal under this bridge but it is pretty and marks the spot for finding your way to the historic Turf Tavern should you visit Oxford. On our walking tour our guide was quite upset over it being called the bridge of sighs but that was her view. It is worth a photo, which is... More 

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Saskatchewan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have seen this 'bridge' in so many programs, read about it in novels, seen documentaries about Oxford featuring it. To stand in the lane way and gaze up at it in person took my breath away. It seemed so small in person, yet I could feel the richness of it's history. It also connects two of my favorite place:... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Icon place in Oxford where it is impossible to get a clear picture due to the hundreds of tourists always around at any point in the day.

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Zonguldak, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

One of the inspiring scenes in the city and has a nice architecture.You can watch it for a while without thinking about its real Function (as a part joining bridge for Hertford college ) but having dreams as A bridge Of sighs and you can a have a big Smile on your face.It has a special desing and so it... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It is a nice sight and should not be missed when walking through this lovely town. It joins the the old and new quadrangles of Hertford College...and is a focal point when strolling the sites...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My old boy is learning in Oxford and each time we visit him we go to the bridge as it is so nice and part of of the best part of the city!

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Vermilion, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Really, other than standing u dear it and taking a picture, were is no reason to see it. But if you're in Oxford, you have to!

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I view this bridge frequently, but still am fascinated by its history and its ability to bring back memories of Venice. Well worth a visit to admire the wonderful architecture.

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Address: New College Ln., Oxford OX1 3BL, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford

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