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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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Loaded with history

I greatly enjoyed my visit. I spent 4 hours at the tower enjoying the audio tour. There is so much to see and do. The beefeaters add additional fun and interesting history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Tweed Heads, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We paid to have a tour of Tower of London by Trafalgar Tours and was very disappointed. The crowds were huge so we had very long lines to get in every where. Because we had paid for the tour we were surprised that we did not get priority in line. So for us the lines were way to long and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I greatly enjoyed my visit. I spent 4 hours at the tower enjoying the audio tour. There is so much to see and do. The beefeaters add additional fun and interesting history. Very well maintained and very clean. A must if you are in London.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great Beefeater tell us the wonderful stories of the past..he was interactive with us while reminding us that the staff there were still serving soldiers and that they also were still doing an inportant job of educating us and still serving his queen..he gave such wonderful stories and with such great acting that we walked away totally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great trip back into history. We took the free tour which was great and gave us some good context to the history and event of the tower.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's very large with lots of buildings to visit. We went straight away to Queen's jewels, and there was about a 1/2 hour wait. You'll wind about inside and be given a quick history along the wait. Then visit the buildings on your own. Lots to see.

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Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow! Hard to believe the age of this building. I enjoyed this very much and was pleased to spend an entire morning wandering around. Could have stayed longer, but had other things to do. Very easy to find and not tremendously crowded when I arrived in the morning, although it was late June.

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

Our family loved the Tower of London. Close to tube stop. Free with London Pass. Take time to do the introductory guided tour with local Beefeater. Very entertaining and informative. Crown Jewels are stunning to see. Washrooms on site. Snacks inside and nearby food vendors. Budget 2 hours minimum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent - prices not too bad including cafe inside. Lots to see and although bank holiday weekend didn't seem to busy. Lovely way to spend a few hours

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Make sure you take the guided tour with a Yeoman Guardsman. We got an excellent introduction to the history of the Tower of London, which was perfect for first time visitors. Our 'guide' peppered his walk with many interesting anecdotes and jokes, which made it more enjoyable. The line to see the Crown Jewels was long, but it still was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Iloved looking round the Tower of London and reading the history of the place :-) its a nice place to go and visit and very informative going round .. my son was fascinated by the traitors gates :-) If in london sight seeing this is def a must

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