Explore Blackfriars Bridge
Book a hotel near Blackfriars Bridge, London with Hotels.com. Opened by Queen Victoria in 1869, Blackfriars Bridge is one of 33 bridges that cross the River Thames as it wends its way through central London. Wander over at night for views of an illuminated St Paul’s Cathedral and the shining lights of the City’s 'Gherkin' from Blackfriars Bridge. The current red and white arched Blackfriars Bridge is the second on this site - the first suffered serious erosion because of the river and was demolished in 1860. Situated in the central financial district, the City of London, Blackfriars Bridge is near many of London’s best hotels as well as the landmark St Paul’s Cathedral and the world-famous Tate Modern art gallery. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near Blackfriars Bridge, accessible from Blackfriars underground station. Don't miss the images of the original bridge on the walls of the pedestrian subway that runs under the southern end of Blackfriars Bridge.