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Waterloo Bridge

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Visitors can reach South London by crossing this bridge, which offers the...

Visitors can reach South London by crossing this bridge, which offers the most romantic and sweeping views of any of London's bridges.

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Great views east and west

Stretching across the River Thames from Southbank to The Strand, this elegant Bridge hosts impressive views - to the east, the office tower blocks of the City of London including... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stretching across the River Thames from Southbank to The Strand, this elegant Bridge hosts impressive views - to the east, the office tower blocks of the City of London including Canary Wharf. To the west are a smaller group of buildings which dwarf the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, but somehow emphasis the architectural originality of the Palace of... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A road and pedestrian bridge across the River Thames with picturesque views. The nearest underground station is Waterloo.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the prettiest bridge and very busy with traffic, but it does have lovely views, particularly of Westminster, Houses of Parliament, Somerset House and The London Eye. And all the ladies can pretend they're Bridget Jones when they walk across it!!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

An large bridge crossing the thames but in contrast to other london thames bridge is not so picturesque.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Although this is not a full ornate bridge this is one that gives tourists great views from it to give those photographic memories that last for a long time after you have left London - the greatest city in the World

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

The bridge itself is spectacular. But more than that, the views are fantastic. The Thames, the London Eye and the Big Ben with the Palace of Parliament look great from the Waterloo Bridge. Is was one of my favourite spots in the city.

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

A walk across Waterloo Bridge at dusk when London lights are on is a joy. There are spectacular views towards the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben; and the other way towards the City of London and St Paul's. It's a selfie paradise

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

You can stand on this bridge and get good views from both sides of the Thames and take some great photographs to remember your stop here and take home done lovely memories

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

The view was very nice from this bridge but the bridge itself was just OK. It was a good spot to take a photo of the London Eye and the Palace Westminster.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

You see the Thames in all its glory and you will get to see all the business buildings and all the famous attractions.

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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