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The Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne
Categories: Bridges, Tourist Spots
Officially opened in 1928, The Tyne Bridge is the most celebrated of the seven bridges that link Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead across the River Tyne. The bridge has become such an icon of Newcastle that it's displayed on the logo of the popular Newcastle Brown Ale. Be sure to bring your camera along, as the bridge makes an ideal photo opportunity. A keen eye might spot some similarities between the Tyne Bridge and the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia, as they were designed by the same engineering firm, with Sydney Harbour Bridge built just three years later. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Tyne Bridge by using our Newcastle upon Tyne trip generator.
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One of the great sights of our industrial heritage. Looks fantastic by day and arguably even better at night. I was lucky enough to be at a business meeting at the nearby Hilton which offers great vie... read more »
We spent a happy 45 mins wandering this bridge - looking at the brilliant construction, enjoying the views, watching the river, spying into the gardens. It was great. Take the time to wander and stop ... read more »
The Tyne Bridge certainly is a fantastic sight. There are in fact five bridges closeish to each other and they all deserve to be seen together, ideally from the quayside.
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