Tower of London
16 expert reviews
“The Tower of London's romantic silhouette, so emblematic of British history, has been the backdrop for some horrific episodes as well as moments of royal splendour.”
– Michelin Guide
"Nowhere else does London's history come to life so vividly as it does in this minicity of 20 towers filled with heraldry and treasure." Full review
"Founded by William the Conqueror in 1066, this huge fortified palace-jail-treasury-arsenal is the source of some of the most-famous tourist photo ops in all of England."
"On a sunny summer afternoon, the Tower, one of the best-preserved medieval castles in the world, can be a cheerful buzzing place." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler
"The scene for many dramatic events during this country's history." Full review
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Not For Tourists
"Kings and Queens. Surprisingly insightful, annoyingly expensive."