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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basically a covered bridge over the river Cam It is a pretty bridge though not at all like its namesake in Venice. You will see it if you do a punting trip along the colleges but not worth seeking out as a destination in itself.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are 2 ways to see it: 1. The bridge actually is a part of the St. John's college and joins the 2 halves of the college across the canal. If you are interested in getting inside the college campus with a 10 pound entry...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank lonelytrotter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unless you get into the college the bridge is only really visible form a boat. We did walk across it, and while you get nice river views, you don't get much of the bridge. So, a punting tour or rental it is.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank peetg
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Of course the best place to get a good view of the Bridge of Sighs is from the water, so a trip on a punt really is a must. The design and architechture is fantastic. Nothing like the modern concrete structures built to day, which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Arthur W
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Most famous bridge for St Johns College! One of three famous bridges in Cambridge! Bridge of Sigh, Mathematical Bridge with Queens College, Cam bridge. Most of the people on our tour kept saying the one in Italy was better. I enjoyed it and so did...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

I was in Cambridge recently at the invitation of the University and decided to stay at St John's so I could have opportunity to see the Bridge of Sighs by night. The bridge is so impressive and I had seen it many times by day,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NigelG407
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We drifted gently down river to the sounds of nature and to the glorious sights of a Cambridge past. A lovely time and well worth the money.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maggiep1965
Reviewed 16 October 2018

A visit to St John's College is a must for Cambridge but the entry fee of £10 for a short look around considering no Visitors are allowed on the bridge, perhaps a little much. The bridge can be seen from punts on the river.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank manuelaLondon
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We hadn’t realised that it was within St Johns College until my phone satnav kept suggesting we walk through walls and then went haywire! I eventually asked the porter at the gate,who explained we’d have to pay £20,I think,to gain entrance and view it. Only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter E
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Visited Cambridge at the height of the summer season which was not a good time to visit, far too many tourists and queues waiting to visit the usual historical sights. Beautiful city and the trip down the river on a punt was most enjoyable. Suggest...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MaggieMae21
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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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