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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

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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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 56 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 38 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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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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Alberta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

It's lovely...but there's so much great architecture in Oxford that it seems oddly small and uninteresting for how much press it gets in postcards. Worth a visit for sure, but you won't need to linger for a long time!

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Pittsford, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is the third bridge of sighs I've been to. Unlike the one in Cambridge UK and Venice, you actually can walk under it. Don't forget to have a beer in the hidden Turf Tavern right there.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I still find the idea of putting bridges on TripAdvisor as attractions slightly silly. The design is nice, yes, the architecture is pleasing, and it's worth taking a stop off here to look at it. It provides nice photo opportunities; particularly around sunset. Still, however, it's a bridge. You walk under it, or over it. That's about all there is... More 

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Eagle River, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Cloudy - topical. Holiday weekend extremely crowed. Lovely setting. Make sure comfortable shoes are packed to take on the cobblestone path ways.

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

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