Tower of London

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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7 expert recommendations



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.


Condé Nast Traveler

The scene for many dramatic events during this country's history Full Review →


Fodor's Tick@2x 6171d377f4bdf64b73cd1497a953795e983e401b43d55aa4aa744f373ea2f30b Choice

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 →


Frommer's 34

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 →


Lonely Planet Tick@2x 6171d377f4bdf64b73cd1497a953795e983e401b43d55aa4aa744f373ea2f30b Top Choice

The unmissable Tower of London (actually a castle of 20-odd towers) offers a window on to a gruesome and quite compelling history. Full Review →


Michelin Guide 55

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. Full Review →


Not For Tourists

Kings and Queens. Surprisingly insightful, annoyingly expensive. Full Review →

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