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Posted on 08 January 2012

Last Updated 08 January 2012

Tower Bridge over the Thames, without a doubt the most famous drawbridge in the world. Contrary to popular belief, its name, he has not received due to the two towers that adorn the bridge and through the nearby Tower of London (Tower of London). Tower Bridge was built in 1894 and, although it is the main traffic artery of the city, the movement of vessels on the Thames is still preferred. Particularly for the passage of large vessels raised both wings of the central spans of the bridge. In this case, the height of breeding in strict conformity with the parameters for this particular vessel. Fully diluted bridge only on special occasions, such as a sign of respect to a person, as was done in honor of Winston Churchill. Tower Bridge is, of course, one of the main attractions of London. The upper part of the bridge given to pedestrians, and from there a beautiful view across the London rooftops. One should visit the museum about the history of the construction of Tower Bridge, also open for tourists the old engine room.


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