The popular rowing race between the students of United Kingdom’s most famous universities (the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club) takes place every first week of April and is commonly known as The Boat Race.

With each team having a distinctive shade of blue (Oxford – dark blue and Cambridge – light blue), the Boat Race became a landmark in the British sporting history, attracting every year thousands of visitors that want to be part of this exciting event.

The race takes place on the River Thames and covers almost seven thousand kilometers, starting from Putney Bridge, passing various traditional landmarks and ending near Barnes Railway Bridge and Chiswick Bridge.

With an enormous international audience, the Boat Race became the reason why many tourists choose April as the perfect time to visit London.

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