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Tower of London

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Address: | Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB, England
Phone Number:
+44 870 756 6060
09:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Mon 10:00 - 16:30
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

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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A must see in London

Arrive early, join a free Beefeater tour, and laugh your way through one of London's top attractions. Lots of walking, but otherwise a great choice for families!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrive early, join a free Beefeater tour, and laugh your way through one of London's top attractions. Lots of walking, but otherwise a great choice for families!

Thank DebinPhilly
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tower guides are all ex warrant officers and very informative ,the queue to see the crown jewels was so long we didn't bother.But there is much more to see, allow a good couple of hoursto visit.

Thank Jim H
Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I pretty much treated TOL like my backyard, during my 3 week long stay in London. Bought the membership so I can have multiple entries. Definitely do the Yeoman's tour, they tell some fascinating stories and lay a background to the place. I did three tours, and my favorite was Clive--he's just the cat's meow, is so witty and funny.... More 

Thank Alittlebitofthat
Ballycotton, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved my visit to the Tower of London. Always wanted to go. Well worth a visit! Great for familys with young kids as well. Not to busy when we were there. Give yourself at least 3 hours. Really close to tower bridge as well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a amazing day out with my family at such an historic place, I enjoyed showing my family from Australia around and I am so looking forward to going again this year to show my granddaughter some of the history of the Tower.

Thank Doreen D
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Brief but fantastic visit to the tower, including the beefeater tour by beefeater Jason Woodcock, who was awesome! Very knowledgable and funny, made our visit and experience worth it!! Crown Jewels also good to see and the armoury and small chapel are also not to be missed! Highly recommended!!!

Thank Lisa B
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was brilliant to immerse ourselves in English history during this tour of the Tower. The guides were fantastic, witty and knowledgable. It's not cheap to visit this tourist attraction but it is defineilty worth the money as there is a lot to see and learn about inside. Walk around the walls if you can because they give you a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well laid out and easily accessible, truly a unique experience. One could feel the history and eeriness. Quite awestruck viewing it all up close. Good value for money and a must for all visitors young and old. Even if you're not until history it's one of the outstanding London landmarks therefore it appeals to all. Not just for tourists, I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tower of London is one of those attractions that are well worth going to see. In my opinion one of the best things to see was the crown jewels but there are are lot of other things to see other then that. SEE IT! IT'S WELL WORTH THE ENTRANCE FEE!

Thank Mary Kathleen H
Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the Tower of London with my husband pre-children and really enjoyed it. I decide to take them to inject some historical culture plus there is a very good offer for a family membership for 2 adults + 6 children (wow-SIX!!!) giving free entry to several historical palaces that I know we will will enjoy/can visit. We didn't see... More 

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