"Many Bridges To Cross" Top 5 Page for this destination Newcastle upon Tyne by stevezero

Newcastle upon Tyne Travel Guide: 906 reviews and 1,892 photos

No Fog On The Tyne
Atttaining Past Glory

Newcastle is a suprising city in many aspects. Thought of by many as a dreary industrial city in the North East of England, this much regenerated city now has much to offer for todays modern traveller.
The city was actually untill 1882 but a mere town. It got its name from the "new" castle, first built by Robert Curthose, a son of William the Conqueror. Settlements in the area however date back to Roman times.

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  • Pros:Great place to visit
  • In a nutshell:Modern, vibrant and also some surprising history and architecture.
  • Intro Updated Feb 27, 2006
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  • MikeStarr5's Profile Photo
    Oct 29, 2007 at 2:51 PM

    Great pic - Thanks. Here in "Barking Town" we have the UK's 2nd largest public artwork called "Holding Pattern" - It's 70m long x 50m wide and almost 6m high. It cost £650,000 to build and only Anthony Gormley's “Angel of the North” is bigger.

  • Dyesebel's Profile Photo
    May 22, 2007 at 10:39 AM

    HI Steve!Great Newcastle page! I visit here a lot but never seen the Tyne Bridge yet;) I'm visiting again nxt mth, so I hope I'll see these places.

  • May 21, 2006 at 5:23 AM

    Nice page on the "toon" Steve


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