27: Tower Bridge near the Tower of London

Tower BridgeTower Bridge is probably London's most recognized structure but is often incorrectly referred to as London Bridge (the next bridge upstream) It has no connection with the Tower of London apart from the proximity. In the days when London was a busy port with hundreds of ships arriving with booty from the Empire, the bridge needed to open regularly to allow river traffic to pass. These days the roadway 'bascules', which weigh over 1000 tons each, are only lifted about 15 times a week.

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