Tower Of London  

 
 
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£22 (Adults), £11 (Children 5-15), £18.70 (Concs), £59 (Family) | Online: £20.90 (Adults), £10.45 (Children 5-15), £17.60 (Concs), £55.55 (Family) | Annual membership (unlimited entry to five palaces) from £46
 

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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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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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Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £146  35% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  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  39% 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
 
 
 
 
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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
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th to 20th January 2018 - Various Times
Tower Of London, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
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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
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The Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
3 Potters Fields Park, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 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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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 8 minutes from Tower Of London
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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
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
Tower Place, Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 2 minutes from Tower Of London
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 21 minutes from Tower Of London
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10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 24 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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London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 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
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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
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Leman Street Tavern
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31 Leman Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Tower Of London
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London > Nightlife > Bars
10 Trinity Square, EC3N | 3 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
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Dirty Martini, Monument
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Lovat Lane, City, London EC3R | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
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Wild Life FM
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Unicorn Theatre 7 minutes walk from Tower Of London

Eight musicians from London and Norfolk join performance artist Kim Noble, director Pol Heyvaert (CAMPO, Belgium) and musician Jakob Ampe ...More

The View From The Shard Tickets
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Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 8 minutes walk from Tower Of London

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The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 16th January 2018 

The Shard 8 minutes walk from Tower Of London

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Whitechapel Gallery 11 minutes walk from Tower Of London

Hanging and floor-based sculptures made from materials including metal, leather and rope, illuminated by lights designed by the artist....More

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Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 11 minutes walk from Tower Of London

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Whitechapel Gallery 11 minutes walk from Tower Of London

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Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2018 

Bank of England Museum 13 minutes walk from Tower Of London

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Lodge d'Argent
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Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2018 

Coq d'Argent 14 minutes walk from Tower Of London

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Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
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Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

White Cube Bermondsey 14 minutes walk from Tower Of London

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of Gilbert & George with its new exhibition, Gilbert & George: The Beard ...More

 

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