Gaze in wonder at the historic Tower of London

London, Greater London

Explore the quirks of this historical fortress and its colourful history. Once inside, marvel at the Crown Jewels.

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The Tower of London is the famous medieval fortress of London and home to the renowned Crown Jewels made up of 23,578 gems and diamonds.

While you’re there, don’t miss the sights of the famous six ravens - legend has it that if the ravens flew away, the Tower would fall.

Also, join one of the famous Yeoman Warder tours to be entertained by tales of the Tower’s shadowy past, see the infamous ravens around the White Tower and discover the fascinating prisoner graffiti in the Beauchamp Tower - all set on the banks of the Thames.

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