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Tower Bridge, The Icons of London

Posted by admin On June - 23 - 2011 0 Comment

Tower Bridge is a bridge that stretches over the River Thames in London, England. Located near the Tower of London to make the bridge is named Tower Bridge. The bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge. The two side-spans are suspension bridges, with the suspension rods anchored Both at the abutments and through rods contained within the bridge’s upper walkways. The pedestrian walkways are 143 feet (44 m) above the river at high tide. The bridge was completed in 1894, and is one of the icons of London. Tower Bridge is sometimes mistakenly referred to as London Bridge, which is actually the next bridge upstream.

This bridge consists of two tower buildings are connected at the top level by two corridors for pedestrians. From the corridor for pedestrians is 42 feet above the River Thames, visitors can enjoy the beauty of London from the top. Sights to see including the Cathedral of St. Paul, a business center and shopping Canary Wharf and the London Eye.

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