Tower of London Tickets with Beefeater Tour
Built-in 1066 by William the Conqueror, Tower of London is a great fortress and was built to express power to the people of London. This great fortress once used as a zoo to keep exotic animals offers vicious tales of beheadings and tortures. Tower of London currently houses Crown Jewels and has become a popular tourist attraction, attracting thousands of visitors every year.
Following is what you will expect at Tower of London
The Crown Jewels:
Tower of London houses dazzling and sparkling crown jewels that include over 23,000 gems and stones. These precious and priceless gems are part of British Monarchy and are still used at Royal Events. At the Tower of London, you will also see The Crown of Queen of England.
The White Tower:
The White Tower is the largest and one the first constructions made at the Tower of London. The purpose of The White Tower was show power and impose fear on the unruly citizens. In its times this White Tower was the only tallest standing tower which means no matter where you are if you mess with the King we will get you.
The Tower is guarded by Yeomen Warders. You can take a walk with them who will enlight you with the great tales and life at the Tower in old times.
The great Tower once houses exotic animals such as wild beers, Lions and many more. People were granted entry to the zoo if they brought their pets to feed the exotic animals. Today there is no exotic animals but you will see the sculptures of exotic animals and the real stories behind those sculptures.
The Royal Mint:
The tower was also a Royal Mint until the year 1812. You will be able to see the exhibition of coins, tax collection and the life of people working and living on Mint Street.
City of London, Greater London EC3N 4AB
Nearest Underground: Tower Hill
Nearest Train Station: Fenchurch Street or London Bridge
Bus Routes: 15, 42, 78, 100, RV1
1st March to 31st October: Tuesday to Saturday: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday & Monday: 10:00am to 5:30pm
(Last admission 5 pm)
All internal buildings close 30 minutes after last admission