Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge Road, London, Greater London, SE1 4TW, England, UK.
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Tower Bridge at Night © d26b73 cc
Tower Bridge © hans-lurgen cc
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About

Tower Bridge is probably the most famous bridge in the world and considered by many to be the most beautiful of London's bridges. Tower Bridge has become an iconic symbol of London. It is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in built between 1886 and 1894. The bridge crosses the River Thames close to the Tower of London.

The architect was Sir Horace Jones and John Wolfe Barry the engineer. Construction started in 1886 and took eight years and the efforts of five major contractors and 432 relentless labourers to build the iconic bridge.

Access to Tower Bridge is free.


Charity link
https://www.nspcc.org.uk

Places to visit nearby
Tower Bridge Exhibition   0.19 miles (0.30 km)
Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, Southwark, Greater London, England, UK.
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Tower Bridge is probably the most famous bridge in the world and considered by many to be the most beautiful of London's bridges.

Tower Bridge Exhibition © Gunter Hentschel cc

Tower of London   0.22 miles (0.35 km)
Tower Bridge Approach, London, Greater London, EC3N 4AB, England, UK.
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The Tower of London, is a castle and royal palace founded towards the end of 1066. It gets it name from the White Tower which is a keep.

Tower of London © Bob Collowân cc

London Wall   0.31 miles (0.50 km)
London Wall, Tower Hill, London, Greater London, EC3N 4DR, England, UK.
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London Wall is cared for and maintained by English Heritage.

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The Shard   0.48 miles (0.78 km)
32 London Bridge Street, Southwark, London, Greater London, SE1 9SG, England, UK.
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The Shard also referred to as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge and formerly London Bridge Tower, is a 95-story skyscraper, designed by the Italian architect Renzo ...

The Shard © Loco Steve cc

Winchester Palace   0.62 miles (1.00 km)
Winchester Palace, Montague Close, London, Greater London, SE1 9DA, England, UK.
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Winchester Palace was home to the powerful Bishops of Winchester, In the 13th century, and one of the largest, most prominent and significant buildings in England.

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George Inn   0.64 miles (1.03 km)
George Inn, 77 Borough High Street, Southwark, London, Greater London, SE1 1NH, England, UK.
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The George Inn, a 17th century public house, is London's last remaining galleried coaching inn. It is leased to a private company by the National Trust.

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The Globe Theatre   0.96 miles (1.54 km)
21 New Globe Walk, Southwark, London, Greater London, SE1 9DT, England, UK.
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The Globe Theatre is a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, an Elizabethan playhouse associated with William Shakespeare.

The Globe Theatre © Henry Lawford cc

Places to stay nearby
Novotel London Tower Bridge   0.27 miles (0.43 km)
Pepys St EC3N 2NR
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Novotel London Tower Bridge

The Chamberlain Hotel   0.38 miles (0.61 km)
-135 Minories EC3N 1NU
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The Chamberlain Hotel

Premier Inn London Tower Bridge   0.43 miles (0.70 km)
London Tower Bridge Premier Inn, A100, London, Greater London, SE1 3LP, England, UK.
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The Premier Inn London Tower Bridge is part of the Premier Inn group.

Premier Inn London Tower Bridge

Premier Inn London City (Tower Hill)   0.44 miles (0.70 km)
London City (Tower Hill) Premier Inn, Prescot Street, London, Greater London, E1 8BB, England, UK.
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The Premier Inn London City (Tower Hill) is part of the Premier Inn group.

Premier Inn London City (Tower Hill)

Premier Inn London Bank (Tower)   0.45 miles (0.73 km)
London Bank (Tower) Premier Inn, Saint Mary at Hill, London, Greater London, EC3R 8EF, England, UK.
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The Premier Inn London Bank (Tower) is part of the Premier Inn group.

Premier Inn London Bank (Tower)

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