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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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10:00 - 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
Description:

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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There's so much to see and do at Tower of London. Be sure to plan a full day. The tour guides are excellent and are willing to answer any questions.

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Eugene, Oregon
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12 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There's so much to see and do at Tower of London. Be sure to plan a full day. The tour guides are excellent and are willing to answer any questions.

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Bellmore, New York
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Since I was a child I fondly remember the Tower as my favorite attraction in London and this fondness has not diminished with age. Still interesting and well perserved it is a great look back at the violent and varied past of the royalty of England. Absolute must do!

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Carterton, New Zealand
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Very busy place long lines of people . Very glad we had pre booked our tickets on line; much cheaper and reduced waiting time. The audio guide was very helpful ,filled in the gaps of history and brought to life the people who had died or been imprisoned in the tower . Enjoyed the medieval festival in the Moot area... More 

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Highly recommended the audio tour, then the beefeater tour, both excellent, would suggest get there early, do the crown jewels first! Or you are going to que alot! Then do beefeater or audio tour, but do both, and then go a second day to see all the stuff you could not fit in on the first! Amazing place! Totally happy... More 

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Was an amazing day with heaps of history and was easy to imagine you were there in the 11 century. Need almost a full day to see everything.

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London, United Kingdom
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Brilliant day out! So much history that you could easily miss a part! You could just spend hours alone relaxing on the grounds, it is like another world! It is pricey for the tickets but believe me so worth it, everything is kept beautifully! The Crown Jewels were amazing! Breath taking! Everything was just perfect! I would highly advise going... More 

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Derry, New Hampshire
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I have read about it, seen it in movies, watched documentaries but to actually SEE it in person and walk through it was just an amazing experience. If those walls could talk !!?? It was larger than I thought so people-traffic was spread throughout allowing us to walk slowly, at our leisure. I was beyond excited to see one of... More 

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Collonges-sous-Saleve, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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Going on a Bank Holiday weekend it was always going to be crowded but there didn't seem to be much crowd management. The audio tours were not very interesting and the beefeater tours were huge groups of people. We enjoyed staring glazedly at the exhibits but it was difficult to get close to any of them to read the information... More 

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New York
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This was a very interesting tour though during holidays it can be jam packed! The crown jewels are a must!

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I admire its structural design located near the river Thames. A must see when you are in London and take a lot of photos.

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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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