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Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

636 reviews
Sights and Museums,Historic Site,Bridge,Popular
Ranked #2 in London things to do
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Tower Bridge Rd, London SE1 2UP, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7403 3761
9.30am-6pm Nov-Mar; 10am-6.30pm Apr-Oct
http://www.towerbridge.org.uk/
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Tower Bridge spans the Thames River in the heart of London. Often mistakenly called London Bridge, which is in fact its upstream neighbor, Tower Bridge takes its name from the nearby Tower of London ... Read more
fortress. The bridge has become an iconic London image due to its impressive design and beautiful paint job(red, white and blue) which dates from the Queen’s Silver Jubilee in 1977. Within the bridge hides The Tower Bridge Experience, and exhibition detailing the history and mechanics of the structure. Great views of the bridge abound from all directions, but it is truly spectacular at sunset.

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Suwanee, Georgia, USA

This was a fantastic experience got no here! Loved it! Amazing views of London area.

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Barcelona, Spain

This bridge is just stunning. I couldn’t get enough. And the views from the top are amazing.

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Los Angeles, California, USA

Another must-see icon of London. The bridge is as famous as the city itself, but beware of the massive crowds.

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Tokyo, Japan

It's okay,i dont think it's work it for 35 dollars for 3persons.it's just a bridge!

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Marsaxlokk

London is a city with many iconic landmarks and Tower Bridge is certainly one of them. Opened in 1894, it spans the Thames close to the Tower of London. Visitors can explore the bridge's structure and enjoy spectacular views.

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Lincoln, Nebraska

Beautiful! Make sure to stop by when the bridge is either opening up or closing.

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Local from London, United Kingdom

Great place to have view of the city. Interesting history, engineering and hardship.

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Padua, Italy

Tower Bridge is a very famous monument all over the world. Built around 1880 it is made up of twobig towers connected at the top by two pedestrian walkways, 44 meters above the river, which are now hosting a permanent exhibition. The bridge opens to let big ships pass through. There is an hydraulic system to make it work. This bridge appears in many films and in my opinion is a must see in London ( in fact it is almost impossible to miss it)

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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

My trip to London was absolutely unforgettable. It has been an experience I've been wanting to partake for a long time. Everything went smoother thanks to trip.com. This is a sponsored review.

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Seoul, South Korea

Probably one of the most iconic sites of London. The design of this bridge is truly amazing. It's an exciting experience walk across the bridge.

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St Katherine's Dock is just below Tower Bridge with great bars and restaurants. The walk, to the West, along the river, in front of the Tower of London, is a lovely way to see the historical side of this City. With the "Traitor's Gate" boat entrance.
I remember, as a child, seeing a picture of this bridge opening – lifting upwards – as a bus was crossing. Luckily there was no disaster and the bus managed to drive over the gap before it got too wide! It still opens on occasions for tall ships to pass up the river.
To the East of Tower Bridge lies Wapping with it's famous High Street and the "Prospect of Whitby" pub overlooking the river.
To the South of Tower Bridge it is possible to walk west along the river to the "South Bank" with it's Theatres, Art exhibition Halls, National Film Theatre, and Music venues

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Tower Bridge:
An iconic landmark. Possibly the most recognisable bridge in the world. Beside the mighty Tower of London, from which it gets its name.

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San Francisco, California

This is an iconic bridge! It's really cool and stately. You can walk across and take it all in. It's best at sunset fur the views of the city and the Thames. Heads up, it gets windy though!

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Paris, France

Beautiful area- especially love the nut roasters on the side of the bridge for an afternoon snack:)

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Knoxville, Tennessee

Absolutely beautiful place! Love all the beautiful architecturally looking buildings!!

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San Francisco, California

A local London landmark with nice views along the Thames river. Best viewed at sunset

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Los Angeles, California, USA

I love this location! Super nice and i had a beautiful view of the thames and the city of london. Definitely visit!

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Palo Alto, California

I went to England on a class trip and I loved seeing the tower bridge. Before the trip I thought it was called the London bridge, but don't be mistaken. Wondering around London with my class had to be one of the coolest experiences of my life. This bridge just reminds me of all the good times.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

A great sight to see. Was lucky enough to see the bridge raised which I'm told doesn't happen all that often.

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Montreal

Really a spectular looking bridge. Often confused with London Bridge, don't make the same mistake.

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