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Thames River

London, England (Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark)
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Ranked #127 of 1,098 attractions in London
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Canoeing, Walking
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

This is best way to see thames ,preferably on a clear not rainy day.Loved the commentary provided by company that I went with and wonderful to see London by boat

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

you cannot miss this one .. its well worht take a boat ride also you can soak in history with your guide and enjoy a drink on sunny afternoon

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Amherst, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

awesome experience The most fun we had in all our trips to London. 5 aduts and 3 children, but not for the faint of heart.

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Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Returning to London this Summer gave us an opportunity to stroll around the stretch of the Thames from the wonderful pedestrian Millennium Bridge down the south bank and across London Bridge and then back by Cannon Street and down to Broken Wharf. In the time spent dawdling along and stopping for coffee we observed the significant rise in the water... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Like most big cities, the river is rather filthy, but once you forget about that side you see the city through a whole new perspective. Well worth taking a boat journey down the river while there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

at first I recommend a cruise on the River Thames to come to know London from that side. Then you can pick a few sightseeing strolls depends how long you stay in London. But I never finished to see all the interesting places along the riverside.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The river winds for miles through London and beyond. I took a free one hour tour as part of my London Pass and loved being on the historic Thames River. It is home to the London Eye, Tower Bridge, Westminster Pier, and other waterway stops. Along this river, are a glimpse of Big Ben, Parliament, the London Eye, Tower of... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

along the river banks off the Thames you can walk for hours and cross a few bridges,there is Always people walking evrywhere and a lot of things going on along the river Thames,we already went severall times and never been disapointed

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If you don't have a great deal of time to explore London then get yourself on a Thames River Cruise. Not only is it an idyllic way to spend a couple of hours 'bobbin along' but you get a chance to see a lot of the sights, Cutty Sark, Houses of Parliament, London Eye, Tower Bridge in fact there were... More

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We took the cruise from the London Eye. There was a looooooooong queue, so I suggest you show up at least one hour before your booking. The trip was fun and interesting. You can see almost all the major monuments, like The tower bridge, Big Ben, London Eye, House of Parliament, .... And you will appreciate this cruise more than... More

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