Tower Bridge

Top 1% of attractions in London
9 / 10

10 expert reviews

“Built from 1886-1894 by Barrie and Jones, its total length reaches 805 m.”

– Michelin Guide

Fodor's Fodor's
"Despite its medieval, fairy-tale appearance, Britain's most iconic bridge was actually built at the tail end of the Victorian age, first opening to traffic in 1894." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"It's a low bridge equipped with two mighty 1,000-tonne (1,100 U.S.-ton) decks, technically known as bascules, which raise to let ships pass below. This happens around 900 times year." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"Opened in 1894, this is the 'London Bridge' that wasn't sold to America." Full review
Not For Tourists Not For Tourists
"Messing about on the water."
Let's Go Let's Go
"Compared to London Bridge, Tower Bridge definitely wins on the aesthetic front (unless we’re counting children’s nursery rhymes)." Full review
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