Bridges of Newcastle

Newcastle-upon-Tyne can’t show off with a particular tourist flow. Still, it has the reputation of the most festive city of England, being known for completely crazy parties on Friday and Saturday night. However, Newcastle is not all about drunk parties and its famous Geordie accent (that we absolutely failed to trace). It strikes first of all with its unique bridge collection, connecting Newcastle to Gateshead – its twin city on another side of Tyne.

Newcastle England

Interesting is, that these bridges not only perform their initial function, but also present quite a curious résumé of Newcastle’s history.

Newcastle England

From massive bridges from industrial epoch to light and modern bridges for pedestrians and cyclists of our times – each of seven bridges of Newcastle is an interesting piece of architecture. By the way, the Millennium Bridge, built in 2001 is particularly amusing during the night-time…

Newcastle England

Newcastle England

Newcastle England

In one word, the Quayside is definitely the most picturesque spot of Newcastle.

Newcastle England

Newcastle England

Newcastle England

Newcastle England

But even far from the river, it’s a lively, cheerful and energetic city.

Newcastle England

Newcastle England

Don’t forget to check out the Castle Keep – a sight dating back to the XIIth century is now the most important historical spot in Newcastle.

Newcastle England

Newcastle England

Newcastle England

Newcastle England

Newcastle England

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2017-05-13T13:04:54+00:00 August 6th, 2016|

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