London Bridge

Often used to refer to the iconic Tower Bridge, London Bridge was opened to the public in 1973 by Queen Elizabeth II. The bridge spans over River Thames between City of London and Southwark, delineating an area also known as London Bridge. The bridge is extremely popular with commuters working in The City arriving at London Bridge station and boasts incredible views of Tower Bridge and The Shard building.

Top attractions in London Bridge

Riverside walks, historic and contemporary attractions or famous food markets? London Bridge has it all. This is a list of top attractions in London Bridge:

  1. The Shard is the tallest skyscraper in the UK. Up on the 72 floor you can enjoy breath-taking views of the capital.
  2. Southwark Cathedral is the oldest church building in London open to visitors who want to explore more than 1000 years of worship history.
  3. Get a taste of London’s freshest produce at Borough Market which dates back to at least the 12th
  4. Step back in medieval time inside The Clink Prison Museum build upon the site of England’s oldest prison.
  5. What better way to enjoy theatre than in an Elizabethan setting similar to that where Shakespeare himself wrote his plays? Shakespeare’s Globe is a must see for art and culture lovers.
  6. Holding the nation’s collection of modern art since 1900, Tate Modern is one of the top art galleries in the world.

Other famous London Bridges

Tower Bridge is the only bascule and suspension bridge in London.

Southwark Bridge is also known as the ‘iron bridge’ due to its long iron casts.

Waterloo Bridge commemorates the 1815 victory of the Battle of Waterloo.

Westminster Bridge is the green painted bridge resembling the seats in the House of Commons.

Millennium Bridge is the famous wobbly pedestrian bridge linking St Paul’s Cathedral and Tate Modern.

London Bridge

London, United Kingdom



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