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The Bridge of Sighs

Historic Site

St. John's College
St. John's Street
Cambridge
Cambs
CB2 1TP

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The Bridge of Sighs
Neo-gothic covered bridge linking the new court of St. John's with the older original college buildings. Built in the 19th Century and named after the covered bridge in Venice, on which prisoners would sigh as they were escourted to their cells. The Bridge of Sighs is best seen from a chauffeured river tour.

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