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Address: | Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB, England
Phone Number: +44 870 756 6060
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Haven't been to the Tower for a very long time - so decided to take the teens for the first time. Ordering tickets online saved a few pounds and meant less queuing to get in. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Malvern, England, United Kingdom
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Malvern, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Haven't been to the Tower for a very long time - so decided to take the teens for the first time. Ordering tickets online saved a few pounds and meant less queuing to get in. We went early and headed straight for the Crown Jewels - which were fantastic and well displayed. When we came out we realised we'd made... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

In all the travel books as a must-see. Since we were tourists we felt an obligation to ourselves to visit and it was super interesting and SUPER crowded. Go early, London Pass in hand - be ready to wait in line to see the Crown Jewells. In hind-sight for me personally, I could have skipped.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was rather concerned that big queues would spoil this visit with going at the end of August. As it was it was an excellent experience. Yes there were queues as one might expect to see the crown jewels but the system ensured they moved quickly and were well informed on the way. The jewels were wonderfully displayed with lots... More 

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Thank Ged H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really wished that we had more time here as there is so much to see. Beware of the queues though, we missed out on seeing the crown jewels as the queue was too long and we had a train to catch. Spare at least 3 hours for this destination!

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Wilton Manors, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The highlight of this tour was of course the Crown Jewels. We took a self guided audio tour on this excursion as well. Certainly worth the $6 euro for the audio head set.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent the better part of a morning touring the Tower of London, and we were very impressed. The history is fantastic, buildings/architecture very interesting, and the Yeoman Warders entertaining & informative. Best advice: 1) arrive early and beat the crowds - we arrived shortly after 9:00 and there were hardly any other tourists for the first hour. 2) go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No visit to London is complete without a tour of the Tower of London. Hearing the recanting of the brutality and suffering that took place within its walls, it holds a prominent place in British history. Our guide was a former military officer. She was both interesting and humorous, but also not a bit shy when reliving the Tower's lurid... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A much enjoyed experience just so much to see, if you don't mind queuing, it's lovely to see the ravens, and hear the presentations by the beefeaters

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived 10am and missed the ques, thoroughly enjoyed by all especially the costume acting which we followed around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Found this place really interesting. Lots to learn and discover. A bit of queue for Crown Jewels (about 30 mins) but well worth it. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Lots of interaction for children from what we saw. We made our own way round rather than as part of a tour. Looking back might have been worth the audio... More 

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