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Tue to Sat 9am-5.30pm, Sun & Mon 10am-5.30pm (last adm 5pm)
 
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On the door: £26.80 (Adult), £20.90 (Concessions), FREE (Under 5s), £12.70 (Under 16s)
 

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Tower Of LondonWith close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to a time of intrigue and drama. Make your way from Traitor's Gate to join Sir Walter Raleigh in the Bloody Tower as he awaits his fate for allegedly plotting against James I. Join Edward I in the court revelry within the Medieval Tower and admire Henry VIII's armour, weaponry and torture instruments in the White Tower before being dazzled by the array of royal jewels, crowns and diamonds encased in the Jewel and Martin Towers. With its stunning riverside backdrop, the tower has been used as a prison, palace and place of execution, arsenal, mint and menagerie, since its construction following the Norman Conquest of 1066. After King Henry VIII's break with the Catholic Church it housed religious prisoners including two of Henry VIII's six wives (Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard), both of whom were beheaded on the scaffolds at Tower Green. It is now one of the most famous structures in the world and hosts a range of exhibitions and re-enactments which celebrate and represent some of the most spectacular aspects of its gory and glorious past.

 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  28% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £677  33% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  40% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
 
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All Hallows by the Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Byward Street, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
All Hallows, the oldest church in the City of London, is 1300 years old with a crypt museum, Roman pavement and Saxon and Roman artefacts. There ... More
 
 
 
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 8 minutes from Tower Of London
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it was ... More
 
 
 
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes from Tower Of London
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried here. ... More
 
 
 
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The London Underwriting Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
Opened in October 1993, The London Underwriting Centre (LUC) at 3 Minster Court is a purpose-built building where the world's leading insurance and reinsurance companies can ... More
 
 
 
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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building near ... More
 
 
 
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One Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Sights
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
Located at the foot of one of London's most famous landmarks, One Tower Bridge is home to a boutique hotel and Nicholas Hytner's London Theatre Company. ... More
 
 
 
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The View From The Shard Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013 to 31st December 2022
Tower Of London, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Tower Of London
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in Western ...More
 
 
 
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The View from The Shard
London > Events > Tours  Dates: 1st February 2013 to 31st December 2045
Tower Of London, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Tower Of London
The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The Shard offers visitors the chance to ...More
 
 
 
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The Scoop at More London
London > Entertainment >
The Queen's Walk Bridge City, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Tower Of London
Multi-purpose sunken outdoor amphitheatre next to London Bridge and Tower Bridge, next to City Hall on the South Bank of the Thames hosting films, theatre, music, ... More
 
 
 
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Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
3 Potters Fields Park, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed ... More
 
 
 
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
 
 
 
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St Katharine Docks World Food Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
Re-launched as the St Katharine Docks World Food Market in 2016, the weekly market now offers a diversified range of street food ... More
 
 
 
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The Kiosk at Le Pont de la Tour
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
A small store serving take away coffee, sandwiches and salads, The Kiosk is run by ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 8 minutes from Tower Of London
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Perkin Reveller
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
East Gate - Tower of London, St Katharines Way, City, London EC3N | Same location as Tower Of London
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Strada - St Katharine Docks
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2 Tower Bridge House, St Katharine's Way, City, London E1W | 1 minute from Tower Of London
This Strada Italian restaurant is located on St. Katharine Docks - a moment's walk from Tower Bridge and the nearby attraction of the Tower of London ... More
 
 
 
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
Tower Place, Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 2 minutes from Tower Of London
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ... More
 
 
 
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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 12 minutes from Tower Of London
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 21 minutes from Tower Of London
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 24 minutes from Tower Of London
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 6 minutes from Tower Of London
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 8 minutes from Tower Of London
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Tower Of London
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
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The Rotunda Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
10 Trinity Square, EC3N | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
At the heart of the Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square The Rotunda Bar forms a natural gathering space ... More
 
 
 
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Savage Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
A sky-high bar, 12 storeys above the City, and far removed from the corporate streets below, Savage Garden is an all-day bar and ... More
 
 
 
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Slug and Lettuce Minories
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Clare House 30-33, Minories, EC3N | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
It started in 1984, when Hugh Corbett opened the first Slug and Lettuce in Islington and created a new, female friendly pub with ... More
 
 
 
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | Same location as Tower Of London
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
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The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 8 minutes walk from Tower Of London

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 24th November 2020 

The Shard 8 minutes walk from Tower Of London

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Illuminated River
Illuminated River
Exhibitions | Until 17th July 2029 

River Thames 9 minutes walk from Tower Of London

Lighting up London's main waterway, Illuminated River will be one of the longest public art projects in the world when ...More

 
Jean Dubuffet
Jean Dubuffet
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2021 

Barbican Art Gallery 21 minutes walk from Tower Of London

As part of the year-long Inside Out series, the Barbican Art Gallery presents a major exhibition on French artist Jean ...More

 
 
 
 
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