The Tower of London Tour

The Tower of London is the famous & historical castle in London and known as a Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress. The castle is on the north side of the River Thames in central London. The Tower served as an armoury, a treasury, a menagerie, the home of the Royal Mint, a public record office, and the home of the Crown Jewels of England.

From the beginning Fourteenth millennium until the rule of Charles II, a procession would be led from the Tower to Westminster Abbey on the coronation of a monarch. In the absence of the monarch, the Constable of the Tower is in charge of the castle. This was an effective and reliable place in the ancient interval. In the delayed Fifteenth millennium, the castle was the jail of the Princes in the Tower. Under the Tudors, the Tower became used less as a royal property, and despite efforts to refortify and fix the adventure its defenses lagged behind improvements to deal with artillery.

The peak period of the castle’s use as a jail was the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries, when many figures who had fallen into disgrace, such as Elizabeth I before she became queen, organized within its walls. This use has led to the phrase “sent to the Tower”. Despite its sustained popularity as a position of pain and loss of life, made well-known by 16th-century spiritual propagandists and 19th-century authors, only seven individuals were implementing within the Structure before the Globe Conflicts of the Last millennium.

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Accomplishments were more generally organized on the well known Structure Mountain to the northern of the adventure, with 112 happening there over a 400-year interval. In the latter 50 percent of the Nineteenth millennium, organizations such as the Royal Mint shifted out of the castle to other places, making many buildings empty. Anthony Salvin and John Taylor took to be able to recover the Structure to what was experience to be its ancient look, cleaning out many of the vacant post-medieval structures.

Accomplishments were more generally organized on the well known Structure Mountain to the northern of the adventure, with 112 happening there over a 400-year interval. In the latter 50 percent of the Nineteenth millennium, organizations such as the Royal Mint shifted out of the castle to other places, making many buildings empty. Anthony Salvin and John Taylor took to be able to recover the Structure to what was experience to be its ancient look, cleaning out many of the vacant post-medieval structures.

In the First and Second World Wars, the Tower was again used as a jail and experienced the executions of 12 men for espionage. After the Second World War, damage caused during the Blitz was repair and the castle reopened to the public. Nowadays the Tower of London, UK is one of the nation’s most well-known sightseeing opportunities. Under the ceremonial time of the Constable of the castle, it is preserve by the charitable organization named Historic Royal Palaces. It is secure as a World Heritage Site.
Tower of London Visiting Hours :-
Opening times :- 01 March – 31 October (summer)
Tuesday – Saturday 09.00 – 17.30, Sunday – Monday 10.00 – 17.30, Last admission 17.00
01 November – 28 February (winter)
Tuesday – Saturday 09.00 – 16.30, Sunday – Monday 10.00 – 16.30, Last admission 16.00

Tower of London ticket :-
General cost £22.00
10% discount in all Gift shops
You’ll notice this attraction is close to London Tower Bridge – if you
visit the Tower of London and Tower Bridge Exhibition with a London
Pass, it will save you over £30!

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Arrival @ Tower of London :-
By London Underground

Nearest station: Tower Hill
Directions: Use District or Circle lines to Tower Hill station. Follow direction signs to the Tower. The main entrance is a 5-minute walk from the station.

By train
Nearest stations: Fenchurch Street or London Bridge
Follow direction signs from either station. Fenchurch Street is approx a 5-minute walk to the Tower, London Bridge 15 minutes.

By bicycle

Cycle Racks located on the Wharf opposite the Perkin Reveller restaurant. There three cycle stands at the Tower which located next to the main shop. There are many cycle routes throughout the area. For further information please visit the Transport for London website >

Cycles can be hired for use across London – TFL information on cycle hire.

Please do not ride your bike in the pedestrianised areas. Please do not attach bicycles to railings along the Wharf. These will be remove. Cycling not permitted on the pedestrian areas of the Wharf and Tower Hill.

By Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Tower Gateway Station located next to Tower Hill station. Follow direction signs to the main entrance of the Tower.

By bus

Bus routes: 15, 42, 78, 100, RV1
The Tower also served by all major sightseeing bus tours.

By riverboat

Nearest river access: Tower Pier

Directions: Riverboats for Tower Pier leave from Charing Cross, Westminster, and Greenwich.

Thames Clippers’ fleet of high-speed catamarans operates daily with departures every 20 minutes from both London Bridge Pier and Tower Pier. Buy Thames Clipper tickets.

By car

Scalable map from Google Maps
The Tower is in the Congestion Charging Zone.

Parking near the Tower:

There is no parking at the Tower of London. The nearest coach and car park situated on Lower Thames Street and is a 2-minute walk to the main entrance. The car park has both lift and stairs. Pedestrian walkways marked and show the direction of exit to the Tower of London and pay machines.

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