Bridges to see in London

Important: do you know how many bridges span the River Thames ? Today we talk about some of the best known.

– Vauxhall
Built in 1916, this is the first London bridge to be used by trams. It is considered unique due to the bronze figures placed at its ends.

– Lambeth
On one of the banks of the river, the enormous building of Lambeth Palace is virtuously displayed as the London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The bridge is made up of a total of five arches that stand out for their striking red color.

– Westminster
Westminster Bridge is one of the most visited, especially at night, by all those who want to take photos of the San Esteban tower, which houses the famous Big-Ben.

– Waterloo
This is characterized as a grandiose grandiose construction that offers one of the most beautiful views of London. It was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. It was made of reinforced concrete and stone, during the Second World War. Its name was chosen for the victorious Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

– Blackfriars
It was built in 1869. This bridge offers magnificent views of St. Paul’s Cathedral and London’s Old Town, to the left of the river. You can also see Shakespeare’s Globe Theater. The world of theater, cinema, and great shows can be seen from this classic bridge.

– London bridge
The history of this bridge dates back to the time of the Roman invasion. Later in 1179, King Henry ordered the construction of a new bridge, which in the middle had a chapel dedicated to which was Saint Thomas Beckett. It is known that the heads of traitors were exposed at the ends of this bridge in those dark times.