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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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Lamento: Choral ReimaginingsLamento: Choral ReimaginingsRobbie Jacobs conducts the Reverie Choir in the world premier performance of Ben Rowarth's contemporary classical work.2016-05-26T19:30:00+01002016-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Curious Connections: Censorship And Denial Of Service: TalkCurious Connections: Censorship And Denial Of Service: TalkA panel discussion about the dangers and debate around state-controlled censorship.2016-05-31T19:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Curious Connections: Censorship And Denial Of Service: Talk
Byrd At The Tower Of LondonByrd At The Tower Of London2016-06-02T19:30:00+01002016-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Tower Hill Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Wapping Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
City Quay Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Arch Car Parking
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  25% 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
 
 
 
Grange City Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £80  30% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
The Grange City Hotel is a 5 star hotel that's luxury is matched by the superb panoramic views over the city of London. A stone's throw ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  31% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
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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
 
 
 
Trinity House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trinity Square, Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 8 minutes from Tower Of London
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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
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One Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Sights
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
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Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | Same location as Tower Of London
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The Tudors At The Tower Family Festival
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 30th April, 1st May and 2nd May 2016 - 10am-5pm
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | Same location as Tower Of London
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Minotaur and Jeramee, Hartleby and Ooglemore
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th January to 2nd May 2016
Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
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London > Entertainment >
Tower Pier, Lower Thames River, City, London EC3N | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
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London Theatre Company
London > Entertainment > Theatres
One Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
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Unicorn Theatre
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147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
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Traders Gate Souvenir Shop
London > Shopping >
35 Tower Hill, The City, City, London EC3N | 2 minutes from Tower Of London
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WH Smith
London > Shopping > Books
Fenchurch Street Station, City, London EC3M | 4 minutes from Tower Of London
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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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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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London Metropolitan University
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
31 Jewry Street, City, London EC3N | 6 minutes from Tower Of London
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East Smithfield, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
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45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
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City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
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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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London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Tower Of London
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 12 minutes from Tower Of London
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House of Nations Tower of London
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pavilion at the Tower of London, City, London EC3N | Same location as Tower Of London
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The Wine Library
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
43 Trinity Square, City, London EC3N | 2 minutes from Tower Of London
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Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
 
 
 
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Tower of London
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Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | Same location as Tower Of London
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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
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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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A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | Until 11th September 2016 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from Tower Of London

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Comedy Store Players
Comedy | On 2nd May 2016 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from Tower Of London

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Tattoo London
Tattoo London
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2016 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Tower Of London

Exploring the rich history of tattooing in London - looking back to the days when Captain Cook made his adventures ...More

 
Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep
Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep
Exhibitions | Until 10th July 2016 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 1.36 miles from Tower Of London

For his first major London commission award-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi creates a new work for ...More

 
Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers
Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2016 

Barbican Art Gallery 1.36 miles from Tower Of London

Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how ...More

 
The BBC Symphony Orchestra: Ten Pieces
Concerts | On 2nd May 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Tower Of London

The collective, conducted by Alpesh Chauhan and with DJ Mr Switch, present a programme which features John Adams's Short Ride ...More

Towards The Mean: Sampling Britishness Today
Exhibitions | Until 30th May 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Tower Of London

An interactive installation exploring ideas of identity and what it means to be British today....More

The City Garden by Rebecca Louise Law
The City Garden by Rebecca Louise Law
Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2016 

The City Centre 1.39 miles from Tower Of London

For the first exhibition at The City Centre artist Rebecca Louise Law, who works from a studio on Columbia Road, ...More

 
Capturing the City: Photography at the Bank of England
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Bank of England Museum 1.48 miles from Tower Of London

Explore a selection of images from early salt paper prints from the 1840s through to new images of the city ...More

The Toxic Avenger
Theatre | Until 21st May 2016 

Southwark Playhouse 1.5 miles from Tower Of London

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, the King's Head Theatre, Guy James and Szpiezak Productions, presents this adaptation of Lloyd Kaufman's ...More

 
 
 
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