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London Millennium Footbridge, London: 56 reviews and 101 photos
The Millennium Bridge is a 325m long pedestrian bridge which crosses the River Thames, linking St Paul's Cathedral to the Tate Modern Gallery. This stunning steel bridge was the first foot bridge to be built across the Thames in more than 100 years.
The bridge was designed by architect Sir Norman Foster, and was opened by the Queen on the 10th of June 2000. However, not long after it opened it developed a pretty bad wobble and had to be closed to the public. The wobble was caused by vibrations from peoples footsteps. To resolve the issue, giant 'shock absorber' type devices were fitted to the bridge, and it was re-opened.
If you are visiting St Paul's Cathedral or the Tate Modern, take the time to have a look at the bridge and cross over if you are going that way. You can also enjoy great views along the river, even catching a glimpse of Tower Bridge in the distance.
Address: Thames Embankment, London
Directions: Joins the City of London to Bankside
Nearest Tube: St Paul's
Phone: +44 20 7606 3030
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