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Tower of London

| Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB, England
+44 20 3166 6000
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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB, England
City of London
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Reviewed today

There were tours available so they will tell you the history behind or you just watch Tudors first so you will know what its all about, there was live drama going of the scene where they beheaded Henry8th second wife Anabelle. The disappointment was the...More

Thank Kiran M
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Reviewed today

Certainly one of the most interesting visits in London. Just to see the Crown Jewels is an unforgettable experiance, there is certainly no other display in the world to compare with this priceless collection. Also the buildings such as the prison and torture chamber impressionable...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed today

So interesting, so much history, some gruesome but fascinating. The crown jewels are the highlight but expect crowds if you go during summer tourist season.

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Reviewed today via mobile

Visited with my two girls on arrival in London. Booked online so no queue, just collection of ticket at group counter. Audio tour was awesome, loads of information but not too heavy going in nice sized chunks. Staff were happy and polite and we spent...More

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Reviewed yesterday

On 1st April, I went to buy advance ticket but a guy at ticket booth advised us to buy cheaper ticket on line to get adult ticket at 22.5 Pounds. So I bought ticket on line. On Monday, I went there early before 9:00 and...More

1  Thank wari s
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tour was better than we expected. It we didn't have enough time to see everything. We visited as part of a bigger tour so we only had a few hours. We could have spent many more. We did not wait in line to see...More

1  Thank 957nathans
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took my son here and we caught one of the Beefeater tours just outside the Crown Jewels. We entered the Crown Jewels first walking straight in and holey moley only 30 minutes later the que was over 500 long! So do go early. There...More

1  Thank burra5
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited today and I’m glad I did. It’s a very typical tourist attraction in regards to numbers of people and some queuing time but for such a historical site it’s incredible. It doesn’t get 5 stars just because I don’t believe it is value...More

Thank Dale F
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good stop for tourist. Very interesting and Crown Jewels were good. Spent a few hours exploring. Kinda pricy.

Thank BSVeep
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An historical visit with so much to see from the bloody tower, guard changing, white tower, ravens nesting and so much more you need a good day to explore everything all the staff were very knowledgeable and were more than willing to help at any...More

Thank Jaki S
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I always believe in expanding children's horizons, but, truthfully, there are SO MANY tourists crammed everywhere, they may get frightened. And, sadly, many of these tourists have no regard for common courtesy...even with... More
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