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Review of Tower of London

Tower of London
Ranked #9 of 1,874 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 September 19, 2018

We had very little time in London, but chose this as one of our attractions to stop and spend more time at. We were all so happy we did! This is worth spending a day here learning the history and experiencing the sights.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Becky L
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a great "self tour" but you HAVE to get here early. Literally be the first in line and hit up the crown jewels FIRST. The traffic is horrible with all the people now and even in the off season the amount of people waiting to get in here was around the corner. We were about sixth in line getting there 45 min before it opened. But again well worth the wait when you see the crowd behind you. The Ravens are probably my favorite of this place. It's very fascinating and highly recommend!

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Hollis116
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

This still amazes. It’s totally worth it to go on a beefeater tour, and of course the armour in the White Tower and the Crown Jewels are a given.

Seeing and hearing about the ravens and trying the archery simulator were different and worked for me.

The best place for a head on the block picture is at the visitor centre before going in.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JohnR4817
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

The Tower has so much history you really need more than one visit to appreciate what it offers, the food on offer was really expensive though.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andy G
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

The Tower is a time machine. It is amazingly well-preserved and it easily transports visitors back in time. Even as a visitor, you can imagine the horror of being imprisoned here. The cold and dampness feel centuries old. Make certain to visit the Crown Jewels and the ravens.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank bklyn56
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