Explore this mighty fortress and see the Crown Jewels, then discover more stories from this royal palace that once housed a zoo!
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DescriptionThe Tower of London, officially 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 central London.
Allow yourself 2-3 hours to explore this iconic royal fortress- hear the captivating stories of London History while being dazzled by breathtaking architecture. Even if you cannot get in to see the Jewels - the riverside walk with its its numerous restaurants -and the Shad will occupy you day fully
Step back in time to an era when those critical of the Establishment could be imprisoned without due process. Thankfully that never happens anymore. Also home to the The Crown Jewels 💎 👑 (not my Crown Jewels which are far more valuable). Another anomalous time in history from a when the Royals…
Spend the day at one of the United Kingdom’s most iconic castles. Learn about Britain’s Kings and Queens, the castle’s dark bloody past and see the Crown Jewels.
The Tower of London is located just across from Tower Bridge and has been standing since the 11th century, built by William the Conqueror. Originally seen as a symbol of French oppression the tower would soon become one of the strongholds against attacks on the city. The Tower of London is also…
One of London's must-see attractions, the Tower of London spans the history of the great city. Be sure to take one of the Beefeater tours. These Yeomen of the Guard have distinguished military histories and know everything there is to know about this formidable old prison. Their tours are packed…
“St Paul's Cathedral is one of the most famous and most recognisable sights of London, with its dome, dominating the skyline for 300 years. At 365 feet (111 m) high, it was the tallest building in London from 1710 to 1962, and its dome is also among the highest in the world.”
“Trains from Thornton Heath go in to London Victoria which is a 10 minute walk from the Queen's house! ”
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“The London Eye, or the Millennium Wheel, is a cantilevered observation wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London.”
“Trains from Thornton Heath go into London Bridge Station which is literally underneath the Shard. Just walk outside then look up! ”