There has been a bridge over the Thames at this site for nearly 2000 years. The first one was built by the Romans while the current one opened in 1973. London Bridge is a simple, functional bridge which is sometimes confused with its more elaborate neighbour, Tower Bridge.
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London Bridge is apparently the first bridge to be built in London. It's quite handy, has London Bridge station on on the south side which has links to the Jubilee and Northern line and also mainline rail services. You can also walk down the Southbank, east will take you to Tower Bridge and the mayors office, passing Hays Galleria and west will take you towards Waterloo.
On the North side is...more
London Bridge is falling down, falling down...yes, we have all heard the song, so you have to go to the bridge. What is confusing is, London bridge is actually a very simple basic bridge, used for getting one side to the other. However, from the London bridge you can have a clear view of Tower Bridge, and that is the fancy looking bridge. A lot of people confuse the two. But you're better...more
Am I the only one who wishes there was a way to take down every photo of Tower Bridge being posted here? I can't be the only one.
Anyway, London Bridge is a pretty normal looking bridge (unlike Tower Bridge). Historically, the original London Bridge was once the only road-crossing option available to those trying to cross the Thames. Obviously it has a place in history and in English (and...more
A lot of people get confused between the London bridge and Tower Bridge , they are not the same.
London bridge is old and full of history from back in the day. It's a good place to get a good photo of Tower Bridge; its a pretty normal looking bridge, nothing fancy.
We did the city cruise along the at Thames and cruised pass the London bridgemore