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Tower of London

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Address: | Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB, England
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+44 870 756 6060
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09:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Mon 10:00 - 16:30
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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One of London's most famous landmarks, the historic Tower houses the Crown...

One of London's most famous landmarks, the historic Tower houses the Crown Jewels, the prison cell of Sir Walter Raleigh, known as the Bloody Tower, and the Chapel of St. John and the Royal Armories.

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Having lived in London for 5 years I was amazed that I'd never done this tour. My gf and I arrrived at 2pm and within 3 hours saw everything on site! If you arvrive the same... read more

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4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having lived in London for 5 years I was amazed that I'd never done this tour. My gf and I arrrived at 2pm and within 3 hours saw everything on site! If you arvrive the same time as us I recommend this route: - white tower tour at 2:15pm (30mins) - wander around the barricades for a while and check... More 

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McCook, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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The beef-eaters are the top notch tour guides, funny and full of great stories about this iconic attraction. Then just wonder around, history was made here.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well managed and maintained historic site! Crown Jewels exhibit is very well done and queue was reasonable on a busy day. Staff was professional and helpful. Great for families with children.

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Arrowtown, New Zealand
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It was good. Got there early to avoid the ques. Staff were all friendly. Watch for the 2 prices upon entry. The Crown Jewels are super impressive

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Auckland, New Zealand
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We purchased tickets first thing in morning and only had a short queue. Purchased audio guide for €4.00. Excellent tour whilst being guided by audio guide. Magnificant history. beefeater guards present and were willing to have a picture taken. As we had finished touring the crowds arrived. I really recommend to start the tour first thing in morning

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London, United Kingdom
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I visited the Tower for the first time in May and it was amazing. There was a lot of really interesting things to see and do. I actually arrived half way through the day so didn't have enough time to see everything, so definitely recommend using an entire day to visit here. I will absolutely be coming back to see... More 

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Paris, France
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This place was completely crowded when I visited it, I was queuing to access each room and could not see much due to the crowd. I have been disappointed by the little information provided to visitors: I was expecting to learn much more about this historical place.

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A must do when in that part of London, very casual walk through the medieval times exploring from the torture chambers to the Royal jewels, when in the towers you get a great view of the Tower Briidge in the back ground, a must do

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On the advice of others, we arrived early in order to see the Crown Jewels and then joined the walking tour. I highly recommend this approach as the queue to see the jewels stretched to at least 200 people later in the day. Our guide was very good though the size of the group sometimes made it difficult to hear.... More 

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Must see place, as from inside as from outside the whole around of the castle! Don't forget to read about it before!

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From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile in the world, the financial district known simply as “The City” is one of London's most historic and fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually every era in between, including Christopher Wren's glorious St.Paul's Cathedral, and John Soane's dauntingly classicist Bank of England. This neighbourhood is also home to some of the finest restaurants and plushest hotels in Europe, in addition to an assortment of of watering holes, upscale shops, and Tube stations. During the week, the City is abuzz with white collar workers going about their business; the weekend sees this area turn into a quiet haven for sightseers.
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