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Tower of London

Address: Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB, England
Phone Number: +44 870 756 6060
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Ranked #25 of 853 Attractions in London
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Ice skating
Fee: Yes
Owner description: One of London's most famous landmarks, the historic Tower houses the...
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Ice skating
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Mon 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: 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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

we had a great day visiting the tower there is so much to see a guide is a must the place is full of history i think you could visit a dozen times at least and still not absorb everything the only down side to our visit was the long time we spent waiting around due the amount of people... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Excellent for kids & adults- Architecture, history, crown jewels, bridge-raising ceremony, cafe & people watching. Well worth it.

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Camden Town, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

This is a must place to visit, Been here lot's of times,but just love to visit,,time and time again, Lot's to see,Full of history, I would recommend a guide,,as there is so much history,and the guide,will fill you in,about the history of the Tower,,,, then a boat ride along the thames,,,,

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Littleton, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Great place to explore and wonder at what has happened in this place. The Royal Jewels were a disappointment. Not many there and you were rush through on moving walkways. Luckily we got there early and we're able to take our time. Wonderful morning ....especially with the poppies in the moat honoring England's war dead...very moving. Go early to beat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

The crown jewels, all the history, the beefeaters, the armory, and just a cool castle - all in one place. There's something for everyone here, from small children to history professors. You don't have to be a history buff, it's all so interesting. Allow plenty of time - you'll want to stay longer. Definitely listen to the beefeater's tour. My... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Very busy, wear comfy shoes and be prepared for some long waits, but worth it for a great historical visit. Didn't get to go into the dungeons as had a young child with us ! Lovely area of London use the river taxi for an extra treat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

The Beefeater guide was very informative and kept us entertained To be honest I got bored...room after room, if going I would suggest taking a few breaks otherwise you'll become fed up. Definitely put it on the list, its full of history. They have a lovely cafe, the fish and chips were yummy , large seating area too. Entry was... More 

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West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

If you are visiting London we think this is the single most important place to visit. It oozes history, and even contains the Crown Jewels. We think it's worth taking the free tour with a yoeman of the guard who will give a great guide to the events that happened around the castle. A great afternoon out!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

I wouldn't recommend bring young children here as they would get bored quite quickly. Was pretty interesting to learn about the history of the tower. The Crown Jewels were okay, not spectacular, but pretty cool. LOTS of steps, the Yeoman Warder tour got pretty boring, and was very slow paced. The buildings themselves are pretty spectacular, and the nearby view... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Listen to the guides and learn about the place, funny and informative. Wait in line to see the Crown Jewels, worth it! See every nook and carny before you leave, many other hidden jewels as well.

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