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Reviewed yesterday

Visited Cambridge at the height of the summer season which was not a good time to visit, far too many tourists and queues waiting to visit the usual historical sights. Beautiful city and the trip down the river on a punt was most enjoyable. Suggest...More

Thank pam1948
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice bridge, yes, very photogenic but not really anything like the one in Venice! Good view from both sides of on a punting tour.

Thank Charliev1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice to see, especially when you're on a boat punting! combines st. johns college dorm rooms with the eating and study rooms.

Thank Barbara_1210
Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed under the bridge while on a guided punt on the River Cam. The guide explained the history of the Bridge and we were able to take a photo. It was interesting to see it but no more than that.

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful bridge crossing the River Cam by St. John's college. Completed in 1831, it's best seen from a punt which can be hired locally to traverse the river.

Thank st321st
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge of sigh is the most famous focal point in the St John's college and one of the best places to visit the the University of Cambridge. There are three most famous bridges here, the bridge of sigh is the number one, and the...More

Thank gsw888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can see this from the back side of St. John's college. I would recommend paying and going through that college first. The architecture of that entire college was impressive.

Thank jenshooey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here during the punting on the river. This is a beautiful bridge within the St John College.

Thank Alien W
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Saw this when we were punting up the river. Far smaller than the one in Venice but still very nice. A good landmark for Cambridge.

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

A very interesting part of Cambridge and the River Cam, observed and discussed during punting tours.

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MaggieMae21
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Yes, there is a large WW2 American cemetery just to the north of Cambridge. Not easily walkable for the Bridge of Sighs. Bus or taxi
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