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Tower of London

Address: Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB, England (City of London)
Phone Number: +44 870 756 6060
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Ranked #11 of 2,399 things to do in London
Type: Historic sites, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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, Sights & Landmarks
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Arrived at opening and immediately headed in the direction of the Crown Jewels. So much sparkle and so much history. We had very pleasant interaction with the very knowledgeable folks throughout the display. After all the sparkle, we gathered with about 20 others for a Yeoman Warder tour. It was very interesting, very informative, and I suspect that each tour... More 

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Bourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

If you wish to see everything the Tower has to offer, it will take between 4 and 5 hours so allow a full day! There is a daily programme of activities included in the ticket price so it's worth a look at the web site before you go to help you plan. A regular event (every 30 minutes) is the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

An expensive tourist attraction at £55 (using discount voucher, normal price was £59) for a family of five. On paying, the queue times were stated as none, however the actual queue for the crown jewels was about 20 minutes before we even entered the building. Having three children we only had a quick walk around the site, saw the crown... More 

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england
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The Tower and crown jewels are must see attractions and the costumed characters help bring history to life. Plenty to see and do although be prepared to queue. However overall experience let down by the staff at the ticketing office who tried to encourage us to visit another day - having travelled for 1.5hrs we had no intention of doing... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Being a lover for history, I found this experience enriching. Walking through the grounds of the tower and learning about the history of events which took place there was incredible. If you're after a thorough insight into the history of the place, I would say to spend a number of hours here and also tag along with a tour as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

we arrived to the Tower of London an hour before closing time so we had to choose between the Bloody Tower or the Crown Jewels. We chose the Bloody Tower so this reviews will not include the Crown Jewels. Right away, the Tower of London is huge and so full of history. You go through the main gate and you... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

My friend & I went to the Tower of London, which was amazing. I'm interested in history, and it doesn't disappoint. It can be quite expensive, £22 for adults to enter, although worth it. It was great to see a part of history, dating back to 1066, when William the Conqueror establishes the Tower to keep hostile Londoners at bay.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Tower of London is a must see place for those coming into London. Ticket prices are high, but considering its 1000 year old history it is worth the visit. Crown Jewels in - especially the Kohinoor Diamond having its origin of India makes it famous for many across the world to come here. To come here, get down at Tower... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent day out, very interesting, well laid out, plenty to see and do. Good shop. Only downside is that the queue for the Crown Jewels was far too long so we didnt bother.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

For a true London experience the tower of London is highly recommended. try and get to view the ceremony of the keys. Just search on the Internet for bookings, highly recommended.

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