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“nearly missed it.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bridge of Sighs

Bridge of Sighs
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US$126.46*
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Oxford Private Bespoke Walking Tour
Ranked #16 of 172 things to do in Oxford
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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.
Midlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“nearly missed it.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

I do not want this to be considered as a negative review as there was so many interesting buildings and achitecture within the city that it could have been missed. But when I saw it I was still excited. An up close view is probably more appreciated when you have camera in hand.

Visited July 2014
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“Not historic, but attractive”
4 of 5 bubbles 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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“Architecture”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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“Truly magnificent attraction!”
5 of 5 bubbles 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!”
4 of 5 bubbles 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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