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“Not historic, but attractive”
Review of Bridge of Sighs

Bridge of Sighs
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US$142.29*
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Oxford Private Bespoke Walking Tour
Ranked #17 of 177 things to do in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 434 helpful votes
“Not historic, but attractive”
Reviewed 26 August 2014

In some respects, a more interesting bridge than the bridge in Venice (though, if anything, it more resembles a smaller version of the Rialto bridge). It adds interest to the area even if it is not historic

Visited September 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Architecture”
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Just walking under this ornate bridge makes you feel a part of the Oxford University campus. So much to explore and see. Plan to wander a snap photos of the beautiful architecture.

Visited July 2014
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New Delhi, India
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“Truly magnificent attraction!”
Reviewed 27 July 2014

The Bridge of Sighs is located along Catte Street where there are many other attractions such as Bodleian Library and the Church of St.Mary the Virgin. So when in Oxford, it's easier to plan a trip in this part of town. I obviously had very high expectations about Bridge of Sighs more so after reading about it on Trip Advisor, but seeing it in real is a far better experience. The image of Bridge of Sighs stays with you for a pretty long time. I do recommend anyone visiting Oxford to not miss a visit to Bridge of Sighs. I ended up going there twice, the second time more as a company for some other people who wanted to explore Oxford.

Visited July 2014
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“Its a bridge!”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

You cannot visit Oxford without visiting the bridge, especially as it is a stones throw from the best hidden pub in Oxford, the Turf tavern (see separate review)

Visited July 2014
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“Worth a walk”
Reviewed 7 July 2014

It's a lovely area in Oxford with some nice pubs and sites around. Certainly worth a walk and a photo.

Visited June 2014
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