Victoria Embankment is a road and river-walk along the North Bank of the river Thames. At its two ends lies the Palace of Westminster and Blackfriars Bridge. It acts as a route for traffic between the City of Westminster and the City of London. There are many monuments along the way like Battle of Britain Monument, permanently berthed retired vessels, such as HMS President and Victoria Embankment Gardens. Joseph Bazalgette constructed it from 1865 to 1870.The concept being at that time was to use it as a sewage system, but it ended up reducing the traffic between Strand and Fleet Street. Victoria Embankment starts from the north of the Palace of Westminster and passes through Hungerford Bridge, Waterloo Bridge and end up in Blackfriars Bridge.There are many river boat rides and cruises for the tourists on the river Thames.
What tube station is near Victoria Embankment?
There are 5 Tube stations near the Victoria Embankment; Westminster, Embankment, Charing Cross, Temple and Blackfriars. All the tube stations are on the north bank of the river Thames and are within walking distance from the Embankment. Circle and district lines run all the way from Westminster to Blackfriars Tube station. The Westminster tube station is located near the Big Ben, the Embankment is near the Golden Jubilee Bridges, temple tube station is near the Somerset House, King’s College London and Waterloo Bridge London and Blackfriars Tube station are near the Blackfriars Bridge. Road number A3211 lies in between all these stations and the bank of the Thames.
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