A view of the Westminster Bridge, right, and the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday, June 19, 2014. London has never been graced with the elegant arches of Venice or Paris. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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London is a city of bridges, but it's not a City of Bridges.Without bridges, the show argues, London as we know it would not exist.London's most famous bridge is also the biggest letdown.The ancient London Bridge is long gone, and a 19th-century version is now a tourist attraction in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.Many visitors confuse London Bridge with the more impressive Tower Bridge, whose picturesque towers grace countless postcards.The first version of London Bridge was built by Roman invaders in about 50 A.D. For 1,700 years it was the city's only bridge.
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