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Bridge of Sighs

| St John's College, Cambridge, England
+44 1223 338606
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"john's college"
in 36 reviews
"queen victoria"
in 5 reviews
"enter st"
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"venice city"
in 2 reviews
"great photo opportunity"
in 3 reviews
"college tour"
in 2 reviews
"both sides"
in 4 reviews
"punt tour"
in 5 reviews
"take photos"
in 3 reviews
"college grounds"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 3 reviews
"river cam"
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"sunny day"
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"students"
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"prisoners"
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"sighing"
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"namesake"
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Reviewed yesterday

This is unique connecting to St. John's College and best viewed from a punt on the river to capture it's uniqueness.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

As you float down the river way it is a beautiful sight to come up upon. It is a nice view from the water.

Thank travel4fun111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We punted under the bridge, quite a sight, it was beautiful and we had some great photo opportunities.

Thank Charles K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge of sighs crosses the river Cam at the back of St. John's college and is best seen from the next bridge down, kitchen bridge, or from the river Cam in a punt. Built in 1831, it is named after its Venetian counterpart and...More

Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

one morning. When visiting St John's College, one must take note of the dates of construction which in places, are highlighted on the walls. Found one courtyard with AD 1599 high up.

Thank Michael J
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Its a great place to see. Best is through the campus grounds ( have to pay entry fees) also take the punting trip.

Thank RuwanFonseka
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice town and beautiful architecture. You won’t miss the bridge in Cambridge! Very atmospheric and serene. I highly recommend you staying at least 1-2 nights to explore the small town. Please note many univerities are closed for visitors due to student examinations period. Now...More

Thank spiky007
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I've seen the Bridge Of Sighs in Venice, Oxford and Cambridge and my favourite is the Cambridge one. It's so wonderful to gently punt along the river and pass under the Bridge of Sighs. Cambridge is a magical place (mostly) and this is a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

A delightful place to stand and stare. As the poem says, 'What life is this if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare'. This would be a great place to start,

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Spent 10 gbp to the St. John. Collage of Cambridge university, it allow us to walk though the collage and see the bridge of sigh. It looks beautiful but honesty not really a must visit attraction during the Cambridge visit. Believe taking the boat would...More

Thank Stanley C
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MaggieMae21
19 June 2017|
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Response from mgsnorwich | Reviewed this property |
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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