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Review of Tower of London

Tower of London
Ranked #9 of 1 871 things to do in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the grounds- would have liked to spend more time, 90 minutes was not enough to see everything. The tour book is a really great purchase for £5, lots of good info without being too much.

1  Thank Shawna L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From William I forward this has been an integral part of pre-Georgian history. Very well maintained and the Crown Jewels are spectacular.

Thank john w
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interactive way to learn about our history; good for people of all ages. It was very interesting to see the crown jewels, and other artifacts. The personal radios that tell you about things all over the site are worth it!

2  Thank vintiquella
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, it is busy in warm summer months, like now, so I suggest going after 1530. I would recommend the audio guide, making it all a lot more real. The views all around on the outer wall are stupendous. Instead of rushing off to see the Crown Jewels (to me, the least interesting part of this amazing complex), do the full parameter of the Tower walls, the medieval palace, and the White Chapel. Take the time to see and read all the different prisoner stone wall inscriptions - very moving. The views to the Shard, the Tower Bridge and the river Thames are spectacular, making this one of the most historic and photogenic landmarks in London. At the moment there is an exhibition (including sculptures throughout the Tower complex) of wild animals at the Tower through the centuries.

Thank l-globetrotter
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of people hard to move around Beefeaters guided tour to many people. The swords armor all interesting. You can almost feel what it must’ve been like.

1  Thank Robert H
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