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Southwark Bridge

London, England
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while walking around

The Southwark bridge connects the districts of Southwark and the City of London. An interesting... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2018
T0urist7
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Warsaw, Poland
Beautiful !

Superb and iconic views up and down the river Thames. Beautiful green arches striding across the... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2018
Maxim123153
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Completed in 1921, this major London bridge has a single central span of 240 feet.
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  • Very good58%
  • Average28%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

The Southwark bridge connects the districts of Southwark and the City of London. An interesting example of 19th-century architecture and a place that is difficult to avoid while walking around London.

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Superb and iconic views up and down the river Thames. Beautiful green arches striding across the river. Very close tolcots of other attractions

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Southwark Bridge basically links Southwark and the City of London across the River Thames. It is used by both vehicles & pedestrians & it is by far the least used of all of central London's bridges. You are able to get some good views &...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

This smart bridge across the River Thames is something of a 'poor cousin' to the more famous ones either side of it, with most of its attention seemingly coming from devoted TA fanatics (like me?!) based on a scan of other reviews. It is actually...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2017

I Like this bridge as it has lovely old-fashioned lamposts. On the south bank of the river there is a tunnel under the bridge and very often there are buskers there.

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Not especially attractive, but functional, linking important parts of town, but not pretty. Views of the Thames.

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Reviewed May 30, 2017

I remember taking a boat trip along the Thames from Westminster to the Tower of London many years ago. The guide when we passed under Southwark Bridge described it as the least used of all the bridges connecting the south bank with the City of...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

This is an arch bridge across the River Thames for traffic linking Southwark and the City. Recently restored, its green and gold colour is strikingly lovely. Best views of the bridge can be seen from the river.

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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Probably one of the least exciting river crossings. Very drab bride close to the cannon street railway bridge.

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Reviewed April 15, 2017

Once this bridge allowed direct access from Bank to Southwark, but the north end has a pedestriansed cut off. The arches can been seen underneath also via the small south bank beach

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