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Address: New College Ln., Oxford OX1 3BL, England
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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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Even more beautiful when newly married couples visit it to shoot their wedding photos. I love this architectural marvel

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Even more beautiful when newly married couples visit it to shoot their wedding photos. I love this architectural marvel

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

just a classic place to take photos, just as the sun goes down and the street lights come on.....very busy at times hard to get best shots allow plenty of time

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

One of the worlds most picturesque fire escapes. More lovely from outside than inside, its well worth the detour to see this bridge.

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Modesto, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

With a map, my soon-to-be college-bound teen and I explored Oxford University on our own. Having been to Venice's Bridge of Sighs, I found it interesting to encounter another Bridge of Sighs in another of Europe's historic cities. Of course, this is nothing but a bridge connecting two buildings. It is in a not-oft travelled street a few street away... More 

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Nottingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

You pass Hertford College and suddenly the bridge is there, a stunning beautiful connecting bridge between two buildings, don't miss it.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Cute good pics as you go walking thru town. didn't know how to go inside of it to cross over but it is a pretty photo op

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

If you know anyone from Hertfordshire, get them to bring you inside to walk across the bridge. I did. :D

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I remember seeing this bridge on the classic tv show Inspector Morse while growing up. Almost every episode he world drive his Jag under the bridge through the wonderful streets of Oxford. At 31 I have seen it in person. What a picturesque piece of architecture. Everything about this bridge screams Oxford. Just one of the great things to see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Such a pretty sight, there near the Camera, this copy of the Venetian original. The view is probably not as chilling looking out on Oxford, but still nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Feel sad about your exam results? Do not worry! Come to this bridge and sigh! Then you will have more courage to over the next exam! That's the legend! After I heard this story, I feel very inspiring, hope every student will be fine from their exams and remember this magic bridge in the Oxford!

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