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Completed in 1869 and widened in 1910, this bridge features five graceful cast-iron arches, built to the designs of Joseph Cubitt and H. Carr.
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

This place is near the Blackfriars bridge.Good for quick coffee or refreshments.Easily reachable from Blackfriars Tube station.

Thank Mehmoodmewat
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Blackfriars Bridge is an elegant Victorian structure connecting Southwark with the City of London. It has wide carriages for vehicles and pedestrian footpaths alike, although far too much roadway space has recently been re-allocated to cyclists. There is a complicated road underpass on the north...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a road and pedestrian bridge over the River Thames. It is a busy bridge near the Inns of Court and Tate Modern Gallery. Views from here are lovely.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Very pretty bridge with its quirky decorations. Right in the middle of London so the city views are terrific. Also interesting views of the railroad bridge and station next to it.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

A fantastic engineered bridge that looks even more impressive by the railway bridge alongside makes up part of the almost straight route from the elephant to kings cross.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I saw the trains crossing and stopping on a covered bridge outside the Tate Museum of Modern Art and wanted to cross that but it's a National Rail station situated over the river. So I crossed the adjacent bridge, also of the same name, and...More

Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Another beautiful bridge to all across on London. It has a more simpler design but still a sight to see. The walk across offers up spectacular views of east London. Very beautiful and modern bridge in London. So simplistic yet it makes quite the impact....More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Doing a commute over this bridge doesn't make you appreciate the architecture. One day I was just strolling along and appreciated how old it was and well made.

Thank Saintlysinner
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Have crossed this bridge many times over the years, definitely one of my favorites. A convenient place to cross the river and with the added bonus of being one of the most aesthetically pleasing bridges in the city.

Thank Casey N
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Blackfriars bridge is an amazing construction due the the multi levels of transport around it. Before I learned about all the connections on the north bank it proved confusing even for me. Only looking from the top level to the Thames level you realise the...More

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