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Bridge of Sighs

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Address: New College Ln., Oxford OX1 3BL, England
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The main buildings at Hertford College are linked together by a corridor...

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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History to breathe

Walking through old town Oxford is relaxing and it gets you away from the other part of town, which is dirty, ugly and noisy. History and science surrounds you and you can... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Traiskirchen, Niederosterreich, Austria
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent architecture to look at on a walk around Oxford. Very popular with tourists from all around the world.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Got a great picture of this when we went past it in the street.It is just like a bridge in Italy. I would like the opportunity to walk across it,but it is not a public area

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Traiskirchen, Niederosterreich, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Walking through old town Oxford is relaxing and it gets you away from the other part of town, which is dirty, ugly and noisy. History and science surrounds you and you can transfer yourself into better times.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A good picture spot, worth a visit for that alone. Not really anything else to do beside take photos. Be careful of cyclists!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This beautiful feature of Hertford college appears in just about every Oxford based period drama or to series. It's a great location for a selfie (if you must) but you will need to join the queue, and watch out for cyclists if you insist on standing in the middle of the road. Within yards are 2 more landmarks (sheldonian, Radcliffe... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful bridge is one of those 'must sees' whilst in Oxford and after seeing so many photographs of it, I was quite impressed by the real thing.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

nice photo opportunity to rival the one in cambridge! beware of passing traffic/cyclists as you pose for your photo!

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This must be one of the most photographed sites in Oxford. It is very pretty and if you are walking around the town you will undoubtedly pass by this building. I dont think it is open to the public it is still worth a look.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Oxford so always take our guests for a walking tour through Oxford. This is definitely one of the attractions to show them. The photo was taken in summer. ;-)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice architecture. Checked information sign under no details about it. Had seen it on trip advisor and found it hands enough.

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