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Millennium Bridge

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Address: | Thames Embankment, London SE1 9JE, England
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No

With a modern design giving a unique tubular effect, London's Millennium...

With a modern design giving a unique tubular effect, London's Millennium Bridge is a 330-meter pedestrian bridge linking the City of London at St Paul's Cathedral with the new Tate Gallery at Bankside.

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Travelled under it on a party boat very impressive structure as we went under it whilst crowds waved from the bridge.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled under it on a party boat very impressive structure as we went under it whilst crowds waved from the bridge.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If in London you have to walk over the pedestrian only Millennium Bridge. A great view of the Thames river.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely bridge centrally located, ideal point to cross the Thames and WALK the south bank which offers great views back across the water.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This bridge is a really useful cut across the Thames between St Paul's Cathedral and the Tate Modern. You cannot really see the architecture of the bridge from the bridge itself so you are better off looking at it from the South side of the river. The views east and west are great.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy bridge connecting St. Pauls and the Tate Modern. Get some great views of the city both up and down river. Only disadvantage is so many people. Modern design from 2000 but wobbled from the foot traffic so it had to be closed on opening day for rectification work. Another two years went by before re-opening in 2002.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in London for an art culture visit. We had walked from the Tate Modern along the river to the Millennium Bridge across to St Paul's Cathedral. The views are fabulous and the characters you meet along the way intriguing, not least the artist Chewing Gum Man. He can be found on the bridge producing artwork from disguarded gum... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walk over the Millennium Bridge. From the Millennium Bridge you have a good view of Tower Bridge.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was close by and had seen this bridge in a lot of movies and just wanted to se the bridge for my self. Don't really know why, but I did. It is as seen on TV

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is stunning as you walk toward St. Paul's cathedral built in for the millennium it still looks fresh and modern 17 years on

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not really really exciting or better than the Tower Bridge, but still great views over the river to all sides!

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