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Tower of London

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Tower of London Entrance Ticket Including Crown Jewels and Beefeater Tour
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Tower of London Entrance Ticket Including Crown Jewels and Beefeater Tour
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The staff are the best I've come across. Friendly, enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable. Took a genuine pride in their work and was lovely to hear a proper London accent! Spent 4 hours here and could easily have stayed longer.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Take the tour with a beefeater. Fantastic day, great views and vistas. Tube and ferry and bus are all near by. Great history and fun area to spend a couple of hours or more. Can’t visit London without this visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

The Tower of London is a MUST for every American tourist when visiting London! You can learn about a LOT of British history and see the crown jewels. Take the tour first and let a Beefeater/Yoeman give you all facts. Don't miss the dungeon. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

I always make sure I visit the Tower every time I visit London. The tour guides are hysterical and I never tire of the incredible history surrounding this monument.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dore C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Tower one afternoon and greatly enjoyed the wardens tour! Informative and interesting with a personal touch! The crown jewels are spectacular to wach and I regret that we did not have more time to discover the exibitions before they closed. Will visit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of those landmarks in London that is not be missed. Lots to see, explore and you can easily spend hours here looking at all the different parts and areas. Of course, those from India, would love to see the Kohinoor diamond on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great look back into history of London excellent exhibitions in the white tower and a place when quite of tranquility . A great day out for families . Did not get to see the crown jewels as the queen was to long . Would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In my opinion, if you only saw one thing in London, it would be the Tower or the British Museum. It’s easy to find and not expensive. The guides are very good, but it can be a problem to hear them as groups get quite...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When visiting the Tower a guided group tour by a Yeoman is a must. Not only do you learn about the Towers colourful history and intimate tales but also the lives of the Yeoman living at the Tower. Although I am Australian, I could really...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Tower of London is super interesting! We ended up spending 5 hours here and could have stayed longer.... The Yeoman Warder Tours are excellent - highly recommended for getting lots of great historical information and stories. The queue for the Crown Jewels can get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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wam525
January 17, 2019|
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Response from Roving767442 | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase the tickets when you get there. The free beefeater tour (every half hour or so) is very informative and, if you;re lucky, entertaining. You can rent the audio device if you wish; we didn't.
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Jemi J
January 15, 2019|
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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
last admission time is 4 - they close promptly at 4:30
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8078grove
October 2, 2018|
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Response from Scott D | Reviewed this property |
Hi the train and tubes are fab. Not sure I would car through London !
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Kelly W
Napa Valley, California
How to visit Tower, Globe Theatre, Westminster in 1 day? (15 Replies)
Would like advice if this is possible?---what order and what to see, what not to miss. We are visiting on a Thurs mid Oct. We will be at Windsor Castle the next day (Fri) so hope to see Changing of Guard there. We will have hop on hop off bus tickets for the day 8:30-5 Westminster 9-3:30 (Closes early) We have an obligatory Visit to St Bartholomew the Great it opens at 8:30-5 (Ancestors there) Tower of London 9-5:30 Globe Theatre 9-5 I am thinking of the order listed since the...More
September 07, 2017|
Response fromKelly W|
Thanks so much for your detailed reply. We were. going to do the London Pass as I added uo where we want to go and it saves us money. The hop on off would just be for an overview and it looks like if we picked up at one place we could then continue on to another....so not so much for transport as it is just to get a quick glance of all with a thought toward future trips shoukd they materialize. Thanks for the heads up on delays. This may impact our thinking.
JTPJ1
Too many castles/palace on an 11 day trip (12 Replies)
Hi all, We are heading to England for 11 full days in Dec. During this time, we plan to visit the following: 1. Tower of London 2. Windsor Castle 3. Hampton Court Palace 4. Warwick Castle - depending on weather and if we manage to get any 2-1 deals. We have two kids age 4 and 7. Do you think there are too many castles/palace? If so, how many and which to drop? Thanks.
August 27, 2015|
Response fromjoe c|
Are you setting up people here to be the fall guys for your kids "sorry darlings but the good folk at TA advised we shouldn't visit more than one castle, so today we are visiting the British museum all day to study medieval English manuscripts" ?? Its your trip, do what you want, go where you want, read the reviews and see what people say. Only comment I'd make is that Warwick will be a very (very) long day out for small children .... and some adults .
gypsyatheart
north carolina
travel cards? (9 Replies)
Are most of the t-sites in zones 1&2. I tried looking at the map and it's so...small. I only have 4 days in London with one day a trip to Oxford. So do I buy a t-card for 3 days in those zones ? We're doing the basic Tower of London, West. Abbey,B-palace, etc. with maybe a side trip to Hampton Palace, maybe Windsor. Would we be better getting a different card. We haven't decided on a tour to Oxford or just a solo run. It's for my 2 sons and my self, should I get a family travel card?...More
February 16, 2005|
Response fromwomey|
Hi gypsyatheart... Most of the t-sites are in zones 1 & 2... as far as a 3-day travelcard, you will want to make sure that your daytrip doesn't cut into the days you want to use the travelcard, because the cards are for "consecutive" days of travel... so check that out, then make your decision... as far as when to train yourself from London-Waterloo to Paris-Gare du Nord, you will find the best savings if you book the LEISURE5 tickets (they were running about $90USD/pp). There are time...More