Bridge of Sighs

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Bridge of Sighs
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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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Jenny l
9 contributions
May 2022
It won't take you much time walking to the Bridge of Sights from anywhere in Oxford, a must see. I've been to Venice, Italy few times, this bridge in Oxford reminded me of Venice! Same feelings, Sights of course!
Written 20 May 2022
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Frances H
Leyland, UK123 contributions
May 2022
One of the sights I have always wanted to visit so was pleased to have done so even though, understandably, you can only view it from the street. My photos show people everywhere because we were there on a graduation day but that just added to the atmosphere.
Written 19 May 2022
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accoutrementdesigns
10 contributions
May 2022
Such a popular iconic image of Oxford! How can you not go and see it and get your own picture? A must see in person.
Written 15 May 2022
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Maureen T
New Milton, UK12 contributions
Apr 2022
Having seen it so many times on television at last I got to see it. I was not disappointed. It must be one of the most photographed structures in Oxford.
Written 24 April 2022
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Dean-Traveller
Mugla, Turkey636 contributions
Jan 2022
The bridge links 2 parts of Hertford College and is known as Bridge of Sighs because it vaguely looks like the bridge of this name in Venice. Oxford's version is much the smaller.
Worth a quick photograph when walking though this area of beautiful historic buildings.
Written 4 April 2022
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Tracey G
Halesowen, UK1,974 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
Visit The Bridge of Sighs. Take a picture. Then move on.

Has to seen but there are other more impressive things to see in Oxford
Written 22 March 2022
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The_Gilpins
Castlebar, Ireland1,132 contributions
Feb 2022 • Family
There is no doubting it's a beautiful bit of architecture but it's not really an attraction.
Worth seeing for a quick selfie but that's about it.
Will take up less than 5 minutes of a trip to Oxford.
Written 2 March 2022
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Paul Legate
St Ives, UK19,989 contributions
Apr 2021
*Visited April 2021* Along New College Lane in Oxford is Hertford Bridge but is mostly referred to as Bridge of Sighs due to the vague similarity to the Bridge of Sighs in Venice. The bridge was completed in 1914 and links the Old Quadrangle and the New Quadrangle of Hertford College. It is a hugely significant structure and is one of the many sights to be seen in Oxford. Normally it would be mobbed by tourists but when I visited in April 2021 it was almost deserted due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Written 20 December 2021
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Warby
Bicester, UK3,273 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
Was like being back in Venice, apart from the weather. Historical bridge and attractively kept. Small as it is supposed to be but worth a visit
Written 18 December 2021
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LQGuy
Napa, CA624 contributions
Oct 2021
We were happy that this was on our walking tour of Oxford. I'd read about it prior to the visit. It does resemble (vaguely) the one in Venice, but very much in miniature.
Written 7 November 2021
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