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Blackfriars Bridge

Address: London, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
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Ranked #479 of 853 Attractions in London
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
Activities: Walking
Owner description: Completed in 1869 and widened in 1910, this bridge features five graceful cast-iron arches, built...
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Type: Bridges, Landmarks
Activities: Walking
Owner description: Completed in 1869 and widened in 1910, this bridge features five graceful cast-iron arches, built to the designs of Joseph Cubitt and H. Carr.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

an existing Thames London bridge has been overbuilt and extended as a railway station,covering the complete river width .worth a visit,apart from the impressive engineering involved the views from on the bridge all glass sides are excellent - all for the cost of a platform ticket

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Blackfriars Bridge is a Grade II historic structure and one of handful of bridges that link The City on the north side of the River Thames to Southwark. This bridge was originally built between 1760-1769 to become the third bridge to span the River Thames and relieve pressure on the aged and overused London Bridge during that time. The... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Even the approach to this Bridge and Station will give excellent views of some of the more interesting sights of this part of London. . At weekends the Station is to be highly recommended, especially for those using the Thameslink either way Brighton-Bedford-brighton. One can be the only passenger waiting on the platform on a Saturday or Sunday! . It... More 

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