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Private Tour: London Walking Tour of the Tower of London and Tower Bridge
"The Tower of London is Europe's best preserved medieval fortress and one of London's oldest buildings. It was established by William the Conqueror in 1067 and over the centuries many members of royalty and the aristocracy have lost their lives here.Accompanied by your private guide you'll visit the Jewel House containing the Crown Jewels the White Tower and Chapel of St. John one of the purest expressions of Norman architecture. You'll gain incredible insights into the Tower's architecture and history on this private walking tour with ceremony and tradition provided by the Yeomen Warden who parade daily at 11am in the Inner Ward. Just down river from the Tower is Tower Bridge
From EUR130.00
 
London Food Walking Tour: London Bridge and Borough Market
"You’ll get to try many famous British foods all guaranteed to get your taste buds tingling. Firstly your local London guide will take you to the exciting Borough Market to soak up the atmosphere see the 100 different stalls and eat some English fudges/chocolate. This eating paradise was not even on the tourist foodie radar a few years ago.Still in the market you will try award winning Lincolnshire sausages followed by the best and most fresh fish and chips in town (and you will get to see the difference between ‘chips’ and ‘French fries’).Next will see local chocolate and cheese shops and try freshly served with grapes fig cakes and chutneysWashed down with real London Beers
From GBP59.00
 
Private Walking Tour City of London
"Meet your guide in central London at your hotel and set off on an entertaining walking tour of the City of London. Catch a double decker bus. Then stroll along cobbled alleyways to reach the Strand and Fleet Street home of Britain’s national newspapers until the 1980s.Continue on to St Paul’s Cathedral London’s highest point for more than 1400 years. Rebuilt after the Great Fire of London St Paul's has hosted many national events including the wedding of Charles Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer. Stroll through London's oldest district while learning more about catastrophic events like the Great Fire that reshaped the city
From GBP140.00

Tower Bridge Tips (308)

TOWER BRIDGE

Definitely one of Londons most recognisable sights it crosses the river Thames between the Tower of London and the Southbank promenade. Since the early 1980s it has been possible to access the upper...
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hevbell
Sep 22, 2016

Victorian Engineering Masterpiece

I must confess that I haven’t got a clue how many bridges London has, and I’m sure there must be someone out there who can tell me, but I don’t need anyone to tell me which bridge is the most...
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EasyMalc
Apr 25, 2016

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is probably London's most iconic landmark. It was built between 1886 and 1894 in Neo-Gothic style.It is a bascule bridge (drawbridge) with two 65 metres tall towers, which are connected...
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HORSCHECK
Nov 02, 2015

One of the Icons of London (night view)

This will be my pictures of the famed tower bridge at night taken from millenium pier and thames river cruise.The famed Tower Bridge of London is easily one of the most popular Icons of the City of...
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machomikemd
Jul 28, 2015

One of the Icons of London (day view)

The famed Tower Bridge of London is easily one of the most popular Icons of the City of which it competes with the Big Ben & Houses of Parliament and the London Eye as the most photographed site...
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machomikemd
Jul 28, 2015

The Engine Room @Tower Bridge

The engine room is included in the price of the ticket for Tower Bridge experience and is located just under the bridge. The bridge was the largest and the most sophisticated bascule bridge ever...
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Galaxy31
Jun 10, 2015

Tower Bridge Experience

Tower Bridge built between 1886 and 1894 and opened to the public in 1894. It has taken eight years, five contractors and four hundred construction workers to build the bridge. For years the walkways...
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Galaxy31
Jun 09, 2015

Tower Bridge Fom Above

On a visit at the Tower Bridge Exhibition I'm was fortunate enough for the bridge to open while I'm was touring the exhibition. It was just a great experience to be able to witness such a thing i'm...
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Galaxy31
Jun 08, 2015

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is one of London's best known landmarks for more than 100 years. The middle of the bridge can be raised to allow the boats to pass, what nowadays happens less than once a day. From the...
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solopes
Oct 22, 2014

Girl with a dolphin

The statue close to Tower Bridge is called Girl with a Dolphin by David Wynne and was created in 1973. Sadly David died in September 2014 but his work lives on across London and the partner sculpture...
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Britannia2
Sep 22, 2014

good views and interesting

This was my third time doing this as travel companion had never been to London before. We enjoyed it and the views of the Thames we found the engine especially interesting. YOu can spend as little...
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sparkieplug24
Sep 04, 2014

The Last of the Victorians

Tower Bridge is the best known of all London's bridges. It was opened by the Prince of Wales in 1894 and was the last of the Victorian bridges built across the Thames. It is also the only one of...
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HackneyBird
Jul 01, 2014
 
 
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Things to Do Near Tower Bridge

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St. Katharine Docks

I have never been to a course at this cookery school but include it here in case a reader of these pages on London wishes to see details of a place you can learn the art of cooking at. The course are...
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Tower of London

A piece of trivia learned from our Yeoman Warder guided tour: Charles II believed "If the ravens leave the Tower, the kingdom will fall…", and so, even today, seven ravens are kept at the Tower (the...
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HMS Belfast

The Thames River has many permanently docked boats and ships of whatever size that is either a museum, a private area for parties or a dining place, and one of the more popular Ships permanently...
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All Hallows by Tower Church

As well as being an interesting church in its own right (the oldest in the City of London - see my separate tip), All Hallows by the Tower has a small but fascinating museum in its crypt. Descend the...
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Hays Galleria

That's a lovely place to spend a while. It's situated by the River Thames and is near the London Bridge station. You'll find some great shops, stalls and eateries... The wonderful roof construction...
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Fashion and Textile Museum

This often overlooked museum (it wasn't even in most of the guides), is well worth seeing, especially if you're planning on going to the Operating Theater. It's small and a bit expensive for what it...
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Getting to Tower Bridge

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Across the River Thames. Tower Bridge Rd, London SE1 2UP

Hours

  • Sunday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Monday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Friday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Saturday 10:00 to 17:30

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