Tower of London (London) Reviews
Description:The Tower of London is a dominating landmark in central London—in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets— on the eastern ... more
Tower of London (London) ... border of the City of London, beside the northern bank of the River Thames. It is often identified with the White Tower, the original stark, square fortress built by William the Conqueror in 1078. However, the Tower as a whole is a complex of several buildings set within the outer defensive walls and moat.
Newest Review: ... in a huge vault and are viewed by stepping on moving pathway and you are able to view the jewels through specialist glass. The palace has had many uses over the centuries, having initially been constructed by the Normans shortly after the Norman Conquest. The palace has been a royal residence, an armoury and jail. It has homed exotic animals like tigers and has even been a mint. It has had so ... more
Customer Tower of London (London) Reviews (2)
by - written on 13/11/12, updated on 13/11/12 (Very useful, 29 readings)
This is a fabulous place to visit especially if you have a passion for history as I do. The imposing building is foreboding as you approach and you can easily become immersed in its brutal past. You can understand why there was such fear and dread surrounding the palace when you see the torture implements. There are many Yeomen warders (beef eaters) who have been serving the palace and monarch since Tudor times. All of the warders have long service and good conduct medals so therefore they are not simply tourist's attractions but distinguished service men and women. They wear very elaborate and traditional uniforms which have remained the same for centuries. They still .. Read the complete review
by - written on 01/02/12 (Very useful, 84 readings)
Last October it was my Dads birthday, my Mum asked him if there was anything special he wanted to do and after a lot of thought he decided that he would like a trip to the Tower of London, it was somewhere he had always wanted to go and loves anything to do with history it was right up his street, me and my husband also went along, my Mum wasn't keen on the idea as she's not really into that sort of thing but it was Dads choice so that's where we went, personally I enjoy going around things like that and would always go around castles with my Dad on holiday. When we arrived at The Tower I had no idea what to expect and imagined it to be like a big castle, however it was . Read the complete review
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