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Thames River

Address: London, England (Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark)
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Ranked #81 of 921 Attractions in London
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Canoeing, Walking
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Canoeing, Walking
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Book a river trip with a guide and you will understand some much more. I learned some much, saves a lot of leg work too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I can add little to the many previous positive reviews of this historic waterway. What I would suggest is a boat trip. I don't mean the usual ones, i.e. between Westminster pier and Tower Pier, or further downriver to Greenwich or the Thames Barrier. These are o.k. for a first-time visitor to London and very worthwhile (by the way, DON'T... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

London is an amazing city with every turn displaying even more British history. This is missed by the river Thames. It's a dirty lifeless river and the boat rides are pretty average so save your money, put some walking shoes on and really explore the city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The Thames River is very wide and divides the city into two parts in a way that is more distinctive than in other capitals. And that's not the river itself is interesting, but instead all building connects surrounding it at the northern and southern shore ... There is quite a busy boat traffic on the river and it is easy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A visit to London would not be complete without a walk along the Thames river.. Great views of world famous landmarks including the London eye and the Houses of Parliament.

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Targoviste, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A cruise on the Thames River is a good way to sightsee over the city ! The landscape is quite nice. Definetely an amazing way to spend an afternoon in London !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The Thames river has such an incredibly fascinating history. To stand next to this river that has seen over 2000 years of civilization, war, fire, pomp and circumstance. If this river could only talk. I think the best way to take the river in is to catch a ferry from the docks near 1 Tower Bridge and get off in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

How can you fail to be impressed, the buildings, the architecture and the history, shown at it's beautiful best. Take a boat trip for the Embankment to truly appreciate the full beauty of the river, with the amazing history about London through the ages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A must do in london but better with the london pass, cheaper. it was a pleasant experience, our guide was very informative, many opportunities to take lovely pictures. then again is not one to be repeated especially for the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Brilliant trip, views of city good, daytime , but even more exiting when dark, with building outlined .. I could do this everyday..

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