The Tower Bridge was completed in 1894 after eight years of construction. It was designed by the architect Sir Horace Jones and Sir John Wolfe Barry was the engineer who made his drawing a nuts and bolts reality. It is a bascule bridge, meaning it opens and closes like two see-saws to allow ships into ‘the pool of London’, the deep water stretch of the Thames that was the functioning port of London for centuries. It is a mighty sight to behold, from below, or above if you choose to strut along the walkway above.
Other Landmarks visited
Buckingham Palace is the London residence of Her Majesty the Queen. Despite the fact it is not her ‘home’,
As ambassadors of London, it is our duty to inform you that ‘Big Ben’ is actually the name of the bell inside this mighty, impressive tower.
The Houses of Parliament, also known as the Palace of Westminster, is the home of the two parliamentary houses of the United Kingdom.
Trafalgar Square is the official centre of London. It is the modern day square that was built around Charing Cross.
Located next to The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey is a Gothic church steeped in over a thousand years of history
Our tour takes us through some of London’s Royal Parks.
While not as impressive as its counterpart, the Tower Bridge, the London bridge offers one of the best views of the Thames in London.
This amazing building alone tells so much of the story of London.
At 202 feet tall, The Monument to the great fire of London is the world’s tallest freestanding stone column.
St Paul’s is believed to be the fifth Cathedral to be on this exact location since 604.
St James’s Palace is the lesser known of London’s Royal Palaces
Impress or irritate your friends by correcting them if they dare call this a ‘ferris wheel’, this is a cantilevered observation wheel
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