This unique tour starts from the vicinity of the San Pablo's cathedral. It should be noted that this cathedral is the second highest in the world, second only to the Cathedral of San Pedro in Roma. This impressive construction is considered the outstanding work of Christopher Wren. This beautiful cathedral has been part of very important celebrations for the people of London. For example, the funeral of Winston Churchill and the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana.
Then the londonbridge. This bridge is located on the River Thames. In the southern part of it there is Southwark Cathedral y London Bridge Station, and to the north is the Monument to the Great Fire of London and Monument Tube Station. Even 1729 was the only bridge over the Thames, when the Putney Bridge was inaugurated. The bridge that is currently transited dates from 1979, this was inaugurated on March 17 of that year.
Then it will be known The Shard. This iconic building is one of the many creations of architect Renzo Piano. The Shard is located on the London Bridge station. At present it is the tallest building in London. It also has a shopping center, luxury hotel, exclusive restaurants and bars, luxury apartments and offices. On the roof of the building there is a great viewpoint, from which you can see the whole city.
Later you will enjoy the Tower of London. This historic tower is more than 900 years old, but from its inception until a few hundred years ago it was considered a place of torture and terror. All those citizens who were against the monarchy were captive in it. They were imprisoned under inhuman conditions, some died from mistreatment and others were executed at Tower Hill.
At the Tower of London great characters of London history were captive, such as Anne Boleyn, Jane Gray, William Hasting and Thomas More. Through those walls passed an infinity of aristocrats, clerics and overthrown kings, who were accused of treason and conspiracy against the crown.
Finally, the tour culminates in the Tower Bridge. This bridge is well known and the scene of many photos. It has a Victorian-style design and is of the drawbar type, it is located next to the Tower of London. This wonderful bridge dates back to 1894. At first it used steam engines to power its drawbar system. It currently works through a sophisticated electrical system.
El Tower Bridge It has an exhibition gallery where you can appreciate its history and evolution. In addition, you can see the different footbridges that were arranged for people to walk on foot. Nowadays, this bridge is ideal to take the most wonderful photos of the city. It is an emblematic point of the London capital.
London is a city in which the modern and the old converge in a spectacular way. Each of these elements complement each other, regardless of whether they are hundreds of years apart. It is a city that should not be left to visit and enjoy.