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Address: | Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB, England
Phone Number: +44 870 756 6060
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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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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Great day out

An enjoyable day out. Crown jewels were amazing, We didn't do the Beefeater tour, which tells all the gory details, so we didn't get the full grasp of the place. Lots to do & a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An enjoyable day out. Crown jewels were amazing, We didn't do the Beefeater tour, which tells all the gory details, so we didn't get the full grasp of the place. Lots to do & a worthwhile place to visit.

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a sunny but cold day. It can be better to go in a warm day. You generally walk outside on the walls. Free tours are too crowded. Audia guides are helpfull and you use your own pace. Dont forget to go St catherina pier after visiting the tower to have your drink while looking to the bridge.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good way to spend a couple of hours. Recommend you start with the free one hour Yemen tour which is entertaining and gives just the right balance of history and context

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Little girls, Crown Jewels, prisons, castles, awesome history, beefeaters, traitor's gate, what more could you ask for to entertain a family? The crowds are really well handled too.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

History, Crown Jewels, what more could you ask? Definitely in your London to do list. Get a London pass to make this more affordable.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tour we were on was so so. The Beefeaters give a much better tour and they are there all day long. You have to see this place for its history and of course the Crown Jewels. Well worth it.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Little disappointed that this attraction closes at 5:30pm. We came at 4:45 and were told it takes 2-3 hours to see the attraction. We got through about half in 45 minutes, including the crown jewels. It for sure was worth it. There is also some very interesting war history on site to see.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beefeater Mark was our guide for the tour of the grounds. Considering he probably had about 100 or so people to herd around he was delightfully witty and entertaining. He was full of historical information, great interaction with the group and his voice carried so that no one would miss a word. The rest of the castle was definitely interesting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent all day here and really enjoyed ourselves, plenty to see and do and was great to see the crown jewels, a must see excursion for all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Tower of London has seen over a thousand years of UK history, and in many ways I'm desperately jealous of that fact! It has seen upheaval after upheaval over its life, with the building changing to suit its owners and its uses. The Tower of London should be on everyone's MUST-SEE list. Learn the history, understand its significance, appreciate... More 

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