London’s Tower Bridge

London's Tower Bridge

Picture by: Nikolous Deutsch, Rotaract Club of York

“London’s Tower Bridge over the River Thames is probably one of the most recognizable bridges in the world. Its Victorian Gothic style stems from a law that forced the designers to create a structure that would be in harmony with the nearby Tower of London. Built in 1894 it is a popular tourist attraction as you can also go inside the bridge, where you’ll have a wonderful view over London from the walkway between the two bridge towers. It has a permanent exhibition inside called The Tower Bridge Experience, as well. Interesting fact that in 1977 Tower Bridge was painted red, white and blue to celebrate the Queen’s Silver Jubilee. Before that, it was painted a chocolate brown-ish colour.”

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