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Tower of London Entrance Gate

Tower of London Entrance Gate

September 9, 2016
Every night, for about 700 years, the Yeoman Warders, often called Beefeaters, have performed a gate-closing ritual known as the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London. At exactly 21.52 the Chief Yeoman Warder of the Tower comes out of the Byward Tower, dressed in red…

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Dinner at the Tower of London

Dinner at the Tower of London

August 28, 2016
The Martin Tower, one of 21 in the Tower of London complex, had been home of the Crown Jewels for just two years when Colonel Blood befriended the Deputy Keeper of the Jewels, Talbot Edwards. Blood had masqueraded as a clergyman to gain Edwards trust, before persuading…

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Tower of London Ceremony of the Keys

Tower of London Ceremony of the Keys

July 12, 2016
Ceremonies known as the Ceremony of the Keys are held in at least two locations in the United Kingdom: London, and Edinburgh, as well as Gibraltar. Probably the best known such ceremony is the one that takes place every night at the Tower of London, and has done so in some…

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OXO Tower Brasserie London

OXO Tower Brasserie London

May 27, 2016
The OXO Tower Restaurant offers a fine-dining experience in an intimate atmosphere. Enjoying an al fresco lunch on the garden terrace is a very special thing to do in the summer months. Yorkshire-born Head Chef Jeremy Bloor has been manning the stoves for over 10 years…

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Virtual tour Tower of London

Virtual tour Tower of London

May 19, 2016
The British Library, in collaboration with annual videogame festival GameCity and software company Crytek, launched the “Off The Map” competition in January, which “challenged videogame design students to turn historic maps and engravings from the British Library collections…

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Tower of London Crown Jewels

Tower of London Crown Jewels

April 29, 2016
Lower Thames Street has a coach station with pick-up and drop-off facilities as well as four coach parking bays. A parking charge applies. To find out about travelling to the Tower by road, river and public transport visit getting here > Group tours and guides Pre-booked…

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Tower of London Tours with the Beefeaters

Tower of London Tours with the Beefeaters

December 6, 2013
The Tower of London is old, very old. The central White Tower was built by William the Conqueror after his invasion of England in 1066. Since 1485, the iconic red and black-uniformed Beefeaters have been guarding the Tower. Also crucial to security are the ravens. Superstition…

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Tower of London prisoners

Tower of London prisoners

March 29, 2013
The Tower of London has served as everything from a royal residence to a zoo for exotic animals, but it remains best known as a fearsome prison and torture chamber. First constructed in the wake of the Norman Conquest in 1066, the Tower has held some of Great Britain’s most…

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Best time to Visit Tower of London

Best time to Visit Tower of London

December 20, 2015
One of the great things about living in London is easy access to all its amazing museums, galleries and other attractions — plus, of course many are free to enter. But what often puts us off from taking full advantage is the queues to get inside. And once inside, we still…

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Tower of London Official site

Tower of London Official site

February 24, 2013
The Tower of London is England’s most formidable royal fortress, standing guard on the banks of the great River Thames. It is home to a thousand years of bloody history and is one of Britain s most iconic landmarks. At almost every chapter in London s history, the Tower…

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Gherkin Tower London

Gherkin Tower London

September 17, 2014
30 St Mary Axe, better known by its nickname Gherkin, is one of the most eye-catching buildings in London and it stands out prominently in the city s skyline. The Gherkin is one of several modern buildings that have been built over the years in a historic area of London…

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Tower of London Official website

Tower of London Official website

January 23, 2014
Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red,an artistic installation by Paul Cummins and Tom Piper, as it appeared at the Tower of London on October 24, 2014. Photo by Mez Merrill, Royal Navy, online via the UK Ministry of Defense. License: Open Government License (OGL) v1.0. Click…

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Tower of London Admission fee

Tower of London Admission fee

June 11, 2015
If only these walls could talk The Tower of London was the first famous tourist attraction I ever set my eyes on. Studying in nearby East Sussex for a semester meant weekly field trips into London for the purpose of visiting galleries, museums, and other historic sites…

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DoubleTree London Tower

DoubleTree London Tower

May 10, 2013
To keep the rating score and review content relevant for your upcoming trip, we archive reviews older than 24 months. Only a customer who has booked through Booking.com and stayed at the property in question can write a review. This allows us to verify that our reviews come…

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Food near Tower of London

Food near Tower of London

March 22, 2016
This is a guest post by Caity O’Shaughnessy from Louisville, Kentucky, currently a resident at Urbanest Tower Bridge. She is studying Management Masters course at University of Westminster who also is the writer of wheretheheartis. Interesting fact: I am a huge theatre junkie…

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