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Visitors to this turreted riverside castle enter a thousand years of history filled with cultural significance (but go early to avoid lines to see the crown jewels). 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.
The scene for many dramatic events during this country's history. Full review →
From the solid gold St Edward’s Crown, which rarely sees the light of day, to the glittering Imperial State Crown, here’s something you won’t see everyday: the Crown Jewels. Full review →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Kings and Queens. Surprisingly insightful, annoyingly expensive. Full review →
Some might go to the Tower of London to catch sight of the Crown Jewels, while others hope for a glimpse of a harrowed ghost as well. Full review →