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Address: | Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB, England
Phone Number: +44 870 756 6060
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Sun - Mon 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Ice skating
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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Beefeaters a must!

The Beefeater tour - so fun and really brought the Tower of London to life. They breathe stories into the castle walls and have great senses of humor. Tours are free and you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The Beefeater tour - so fun and really brought the Tower of London to life. They breathe stories into the castle walls and have great senses of humor. Tours are free and you can always start a tour, hang out at a spot, and join another one later. Crown jewels were fun to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We arrived at the tower when it opened so crowds were not too bad. We started our tour with the guided yeomans tour which was interesting and funny enough to keep our teenage son entertained. This provided a nice overview and helped to direct the rest of our sightseeing in the tower. We could have easily spent several more hours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We throughly enjoyed the Tower. You can spend as much time as you want there. It is amazing to see the living history, at the same time one can't stop thinking about the loot that was brought from all over the world. If you get there early, there is hardly any line to wait. Our young kid stayed very busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I went in january, this eased the queuing, never realised it was still used during both world wars last century to imprison some ( although not many) great things to see, buildings, inscriptions left by prisoners, museum of weapons and armour of course not forgetting the crown jewels !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

For two days there was a play(?) of a Tudor tournament, which I was lucky to attend to; men in shiny armor and on horses, showing their bravery in front of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent! Was glad we made the time to visit this castle. Very interesting and educational. Well worth the price. The Crown Jewels are located here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Nice a really nice thing to do while in London, plus you get to see the Tower bridge as well. It is easy to get to via the underground and the surroundings are full of nice place to eat.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

So much history all in one place! The royal jewels were of course amazing! I really recommend doing the free little tour that goes every half hour. They get very busy but it is worth it to get a connection with the place. One word of warning for the less mobile - there are a lot of stairs!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Highlight of a great London weekend, We (Me, Wife, Kids (10,7) ) all agreed this was the highlight of 4 days in london. Go here, go here at 9am and go to the crown jewels first.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

such an amazing building. Walk all the way around it before going inside. Stop off at St. Catherine's Dock for lunch or a drink in Dickens Inn. The boats are amazing. The Yeomen of the guard, custodians of the tower are walking talking historians. A must for visitors to London to see.

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Address: | Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB, England
Phone Number: +44 870 756 6060
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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