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Blackfriars Bridge: Tours & Tickets

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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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You'll find Blackfriars bridge between Waterloo bridge and Blackfriars railway bridge and it was opened by Queen Victoria on 6 November 1869. At the north end is a statue of the Queen and you'll notice that both ends of the bridge are shaped like a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank martyblack83
Reviewed October 9, 2019

A walk along the Thames is definitely one of London's greatest tourist attractions. In the area where the bridge is located you will find several fascinating places that are worth visiting. I especially recommend Tate Modern Galery.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank T0urist7
Reviewed September 17, 2019 via mobile

Outstanding views to the east while standing on platform one at Blackfriars railway station. Recently modernized and updated, this train station is beautiful and has a great view looking towards Tower bridge, the Shard, Tate Modern and Saint Paul’s.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mwooduk
Reviewed August 30, 2019 via mobile

Building of the bridge (as it stands today) was completed in 1869 and was widened in 1910. The bridge has five cast-iron arches and was originally built by an English Civil Engineer by the name of Joseph Cubitt. It is classed as a Grade II...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Travelling_SE_Asia
Reviewed August 18, 2019

Along the Thames in London is one excellent bridge after another each with its own story, but the Blackfriars bridge has a major story as it provides rail network travel all day every day, fabulous design, well worth a view or visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
7  Thank TeamWard
Reviewed June 14, 2019

Blackfriars Bridge is one of the many bridges in central London that takes you from one side to the other. From that point of view it serves it's purpose however it's worth digging a little deeper as you cross. For example, there is a statue...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

Another bridge across the river we walked across. There isn't really much to say about this bridge, it's just a normal bridge. It doesn't give you as good a view of London though compared to some of the other bridges where you get some good...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Pandamedic
Reviewed May 26, 2019

An interesting bridge that is for vehicles and pedestrian that sits just to the west of the Blackfriars rail bridge. Nothing particularly interesting to say but loads about it on Wikipedia.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Matthew P
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Some great bridges in London and such variety along the Thames. Blackfriers has a Checkered history and worth a look and read up.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed April 30, 2019

While visiting London on foot it's worth taking a walk along the Thames. You can take off from Blackfriars Bridge to the Millenum Bridge, visit the Tate Modern Galery and have lunch at one of the many goerges view restaurants on the Thames and London....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Crossing the bridge at street level does jot require steps. There are steps down to the river level walkway but I believe there are also lifts at some points and a longer walk along local streets can get you to the walkway... More
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