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Visit the Tower of London and see the famous building that has served as a fortress, palace, and prison.
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Explore the grounds of the Tower of London, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
See the Crown Jewels of the British Monarchy
Keep your eyes peeled for one of the on-site ravens
Visit the iconic Tower of London – part of British history since the 11th century.
This UNESCO World Heritage Site was built in 1086 by William the Conqueror. Spot the ravens kept on the premises and discover the reason why they are so well cared for. Stroll across Tower Green to see where many executions took place, including those of 2 of Henry VIII's wives. You will also have access to the inside of the tower.
Next, visit the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom. These priceless symbols of the British Monarchy compose the greatest working collection of crown jewels in the world. Be dazzled by the 23,578 gems, including the glistening Imperial State Crown - this piece alone has 2,868 diamonds, 273 pearls, 17 sapphires, 11 emeralds, and 5 rubies.
Join one of the infamous tours where Yeoman Warders will entertain you with tales of intrigue, imprisonment, execution and torture. It is included as part of your admission ticket, simply join the tour at the signposted spot near the entrance. These free tours begin every 30 minutes, with the first tour at 10:30 AM and the final tour of the day starting at 3:30 PM in the summer and 2:30 PM in the winter.
Access to the Tower of London
Admission to the exhibitions, including the Crown Jewels
The iconic Yeoman Warder tour
Live historical re-enactments
Children's activity trails
Printed maps are available at the Tower ticket and entrance points
Unlimited free Wifi access whilst you are visiting
• Please note that during the summer months you might encounter long queues to enter the Tower of London. Please factor this into your day and try to arrive in the early morning when the attraction is quieter
• The Tower is open until 5:00 PM during the winter but last admission is at 4:00 PM. Anyone arriving after this point will not be able to enter