Bridge of sighs, Cambridge

Named after the Venetian Bridge of Sighs, the one in Cambridge connects two quadrangles of St John's College.

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The Backs
Abutting the backside of six Cambridge colleges, The Backs is a scenic walk alongside the River Cam.
Mathematical Bridge
Officially named 'Wooden Bridge' and connecting two parts of Queen's College, the self-supporting structure gained its colloquial name for the ingenuity in its design.
St Catharine's College
Founded in the 15th century as Katharine's Hall, the college is known for having an open court style, rather than the quadrangles displayed throughout Oxbridge colleges.
King's College
Founded in 1441 by Henry VI, though its construction was halted by The War of the Roses and was not completed until a century later under Henry VIII.
Cambridge University
Founded in 1209 by Oxonians who had a dispute with Oxford's townspeople, Cambridge is the second oldest university in the English speaking world.
Round Church
Its' given name is Church of the Holy Sepulchre and it is one of four remaining medieval round churches in England.

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