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London Tower Bridge

London Tower Bridge

SB671 EAN: 9783870296711
In Stock: 1 ks

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Tower Bridge leads over the Thames and connects London city centre with the suburb Southwark. The Tower is situated nearby, the former notorious prison in London which gave the bridge its name. With the economic upswing in the second half of the 19th century, the docks to the east of the city became more and more important and the population increased constantly. Traffic in this suburb could only reach the other river bank by crossing London Bridge. As it was completely overburdened, the journey to the opposite side of the Thames could last several hours. Not even two newly-built tunnels were able to solve the problem. Finally a new bridge was commissioned. It was already popular with tourists and onlookers while being built. At that time it was an outstanding symbol for the technical progress of the 19th century with its spectacular style. It took eight years to complete. On 30 June 1894 Tower Bridge was ceremoniously opened by Queen Victo

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