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Tower of London

Tower of London

Tower of London

Quick facts about Tower of London

  • Name: Tower of London
  • Built: From 1087
  • Location: London, UK
  • Type of attraction: Architectural/Fortress/Palace
  • Ticket price: From $24

The Tower of London, officially known with full name as Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in the center of London.

The Tower of London has played an important role in the UK history. It was a strategic place, and whoever was controlling it was able to control the city and entire country. It has served various purposes through history: an armoury, a treasury, a menagerie, the home of the Royal Mint, a public record office, and the home of the Crown Jewels of England.

Tower of London Admission Ticket

Top hotels near Tower of London

Cheval Three Quays

Cheval Three Quays at The Tower of London

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Conrad London St James

Conrad London St James

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The Royal Horseguards

The Royal Horseguards

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Travel info about London and The United Kingdom

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Interesting facts about Tower of London

  • Due to some old legend, at least 6 ravens are kept at the Tower of London at all time, for superstitious reasons.

  • There are over 23,500 jewels kept in Marin Tower (part of the Tower of London) today.

  • The Royal Zoo was hosted in Tower of London from 13th until 19th century..
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