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another beautiful bridge

it starts from the southwalk near the Nlackfriars tube station to the other side near the Tate... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
jeff1955malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Enjoy the view

As with all London bridges, the views over the Thames are spectacular. This bridge connects... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
X8085XIalanf
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are actually three bridges, one is the road bridge, with fairly broad pavements and views west towards Somerset House Waterloo, the second are the piers of the original railway bridge of 1864, the deck of which was demolished in 1865 and for which there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having eaten at nearby Oxo tower restaurant, we decided to take the underground from Blackfriars, thus having to cross the Blackfriars Bridge. We found it hilarious how empty everything was, as our pictures show, out of some zombie movie, with no cars around, but just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

More than 250 years old, a nice historical arched bridge with pink or maroon colour consist of five spans over the Thames. Not really tourist attraction, but you will definitely find this bridge when you need to go to Blackfriars Train Station, which is also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

This is one of the various spectacular bridges across the Thames which allow for wonderful views of the river and other bridges. It is the location of Blackfriars station and is very close to the Tate Modern. The first bridge on the Blackfriars site dated...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We walked over the bridge both during the day and at night. The views are stunning. We saw it with the tide in and the tide out

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank philkay2017
Reviewed October 25, 2018

it starts from the southwalk near the Nlackfriars tube station to the other side near the Tate modern. you can watch all the boats along the river thames.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed October 23, 2018

The ends of the bridge look like pulpits with their curbed, circular shapes. That's the wink-wink to the "Friars" part of Black Friars. It is visually so pleasing; the newer white bowstring arch truss-bridge sails up into the sky while the remnant of the older...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

As with all London bridges, the views over the Thames are spectacular. This bridge connects Ludgate Hill and the Embankment with Southwark and the South Bank. It’s not as exciting as Tower Bridge or the Millennium Bridge but it does the job. The eastwards views...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank X8085XIalanf
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Connected to the tube this is one of many bridges over the Thames. Nice to walk over and look up and down stream

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank N8699PYpeterw
Reviewed September 16, 2018

So its one of many bridges over the thames and as such its nothing special to any others . However its a station right across the bridge in the middle of the river and its been totally modernised for thameslink services . pretty amazing rebuild...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Glenn R
April 15, 2018|
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Response from robertwM9680KI | Reviewed this property |
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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WizWiz
England, United Kingdom
Blackfriars Bridge NYE (2 Replies)
Will Blackfriars bridge be a resonable loction on NYE for watching the fireworks, or will it be just as crowded as Trafalgar Sq?
December 22, 2013|
Response fromWizWiz|
Thanks for the reply, and link
tgdubv
Restaurant suggestion near Blackfriars or Waterloo Bridge (8 Replies)
Hello - we are staying near the Blackfriars Bridge, I am wondering if anyone has a good restaurant suggestion in the area for our first day? Moderatly priced around £20 per person. We have a cruise from the Embankment Pier at 18:00 so will be in that area too which is why I also mention Waterloo Bridge. Thank you!
March 11, 2016|
Response fromlordkimmage|
Decent pub grub in The Blackfriar.
the1techi
Newbury, Berkshire
Cocktails - at New Year (6 Replies)
Dear All, I apologise for posting again about something new year related. I am looking for some advice, preferably from people who have done new year in London previously. We (my girlfriend and I) are very lucky to have tickets for the fireworks at midnight. As it is a special occasion for us, we are thinking of going for cocktails afterwards. So I have several questions: 1. Can anyone recommend any nice cocktail bars (especially if you've been to them at new year)? 2....More
December 06, 2016|
Response fromthe1techi|
Hoping this can be answered :)