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London Bridge to St Paul’s Cathedral (2.1 Km)

Updated: Feb 8

INTRODUCTION

This 2.1 Km Photorun takes you from London Bridge Station, across London Bridge, and up Bishopsgate past the Monument, Leadenhall Market, and the City of London's skyscrapers. At Threadneedle Street, it heads off towards the Bank of England, the Royal Exchange, Mansion House and Cheapside before ending up at St Paul's Cathedral.


London Bridge to St Paul’s Cathedral - Content Overview

View of the City of London's Skycrapers

 

LOCATION - London Bridge to St Paul’s Cathedral

London Bridge to St Paul’s Cathedral - Photorun Route Map

Start at London Bridge Station and finish at St Paul's Station.

The best time to do this photorun is on weekends in the early morning when it is quiet and free from crowds and heavy traffic.


View of Blackfriars Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral from the Oxo Tower

 

GETTING TO KNOW THE AREA - HIGH-SPEED VIDEOS


The Google map and the summary video are useful to have open when doing these Photoruns. They will help you remember the route and prevent you from getting lost.


Route at a Glance Video.


This short video (3:28 minutes) gives a quick overview of the route and the sights and then shows you what the route would look like if you were running it at about 25 mph. It's a great way of getting familiar with the route before you do it for real.



 

GETTING TO KNOW THE AREA - GOOGLE MAP


This is a 'My Google Maps' depiction of the blue route with photographs of the sites. This is available on the desktop or mobile by clicking on the map. The mobile version does allow you to get directions to points on the map and will show you your location. However, its behaviour does depend on the browser and application you use. (Google Chrome seems to be the best).


London Bridge to St Paul’s Cathedral - Photo Location on My Google maps



The Plotaroute map is an alternative guide where you can download the route to a device once you navigate past the adverts. Use the link below.





 

VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE AREA

London Bridge to St Paul’s Cathedral

Click on the maps below and go on a virtual tour of the City of London.


360 Virtual Tour from London Bridge to St Paul’s Cathedral

Use the red route to explore this location by looking around in 360, taking in the sights and sounds, listening to an audio recording about the location and going on a virtual tour.


 

PHOTO GALLERY OF THE AREA


This will gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many sights along this photoroute. Double-click to see its full size.


 

SIGHTS TOUR GUIDE


These short videos give you a quick guided tour of some sights on this route.

5:45 minutes

7:07 minutes


 

HISTORY OF THE AREA


This 2:46-minute video gives you an overview of the area's history.



This video gives you a short introduction to how the City of London grew during the Tudors (1560) and the Victorians (1860)

7:26 mins


 

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