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“Go early to beat the crowds, book online ”
Review of Tower of London

Tower of London
Ranked #10 of 1,908 things to do in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We were staying close by and chatted to the ticket lady in regards to best time to visit as we had seen some lengthy lines of people waiting the previous day and I hate waiting in long queues. She suggested come early and book online as it is cheaper So we did ! Arrived when it first opened, small queues I can handle!! Staff are very friendly and helpful! Grab an audio tour or you will miss all the history! No cameras allow in the Crown Jewels displays and I love how they had a travelator to keep the crowds moving pass the Crown Jewels ! Some live shows to keep everyone amused. I was a little disappointed with some of the displays like the bloody tower and the torture rooms as I thought there would be a lot more to the displays. Overall an interesting 2-3 hrs

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 570mareeh
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

This is a huge place and highly recommended. Expect a bit of queuing to see the Crown Jewels (almost one hour) but not to get in. We also queued for the “torture tower” but don’t bother as it is just one small room with a wood stretching rack and some bits on the wall then you are out again so use your time more wisely.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Steve B
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We used Tesco clipboard vouchers for a great value fAmily visit. Definitely get on a Beefeater tour which gives the nuts and bolts of the castle and is just right for the kids (11 & 13)

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank j w
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Great time had by everyone from teenagers to grandads at Tower of London would definitely go back
Get to the Crown Jewels as early as possible as this gets busy

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank chant3ll3j
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Wow, the Tower of London was amazing! This was my favorite part of my trip to London! So much history. We did the audio guides (not the live tours) and I was impressed with the amount of information involved. Easily an all day event. I recommend arriving early to beat the crowds.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Alycia W
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