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Tower Bridge
Jan05

Tower Bridge

The Tower Bridge is the bascule bridge that crosses the Thames River linking the Tower Hill and Bermondsey. When it was built, the Tower Bridge was the largest and most sophisticated bascule bridge ever completed. The total height of the towers is 89.3 meters, which gives the visitors an astonishing view from its glass walkways. When large boats need to sail under Tower Bridge, the two halves of the bridge lift up. Even though the...

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Tower of London
Jan05

Tower of London

The Tower of London is a historic monument located in Central London, next to the Tower Bridge on the North bank of the Thames River. The construction of the Tower of London (actually only of the currently called White Tower) was ordered by William the Conqueror in the 1070s, on his efforts to keep the city safe from foreign attacks and to consolidate his power over the Londoners. Although many later kings and queens stayed at the...

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