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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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The Queen's Birthday Gun SalutesThe Queen's Birthday Gun SalutesThe Queen's Birthday Gun SalutesThe Queen celebrates her 91st birthday in 2017 and on 21st April - The Queen's actual birthday, which she celebrates privately - the occasion is marked publicly by gun salutes in central London. The 41-gun Queen's Birthday Gun Salute in Hyde Park takes place at midday, there's a 21-gun salute in Windsor Great Park and a 62-gun salute at the Tower O2017-04-21T00:00:00+01002017-04-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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DATES  Friday 21st April 2017
The Queen celebrates her 91st birthday in 2017 and on 21st April - The Queen's actual birthday, which she celebrates privately - the occasion is marked publicly by gun salutes in central London. The 41-gun Queen's Birthday Gun Salute in Hyde Park takes place at midday, there's a 21-gun salute in Windsor Great Park and a 62-gun salute at the Tower O... More about this event
 
 

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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 £179  29% 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 £79  29% 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  28% 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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Sights and Attractions near Tower Of London

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Tower Of London
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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
Located at the foot of one of London's most famous landmarks, One Tower Bridge is home to a boutique hotel and Nicholas Hytner's London Theatre Company. ... More
 
 
 
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Mothers Day Lunch
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Sunday 26th March 2017 - 12noon-1.45pm
Tower Of London, Tower Pier, EC3N | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More
 
 
 
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Mother's Day Afternoon Tea
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Sunday 26th March 2017 - 3.45pm-5.15pm
Tower Of London, Tower Pier, EC3N | 3 minutes from Tower Of London
Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More
 
 
 
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CirqueDuLagos
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 31st March 2017 - 10.30pm-3am
Tower Of London, 1 Mark Lane, EC3R | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
Cirque du Lagos is a London based concept club that fuses Lagos' renowned party spirit with a circus-carnival themed ambience, blending plush decor, superstar DJs, dancers ...More
 
 
 
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London Theatre Company
London > Entertainment > Theatres
One Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed ... More
 
 
 
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
 
 
 
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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
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near 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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The Kiosk at Le Pont de la Tour
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
A small store serving take away coffee, sandwiches and salads, The Kiosk is run by ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 8 minutes from Tower Of London
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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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
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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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
This Strada Italian restaurant is located on St. Katharine Docks - a moment's walk from Tower Bridge and the nearby attraction of the Tower of London ... More
 
 
 
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
Tower Place, Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 2 minutes from Tower Of London
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Tower Of London

Near 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
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 24 minutes from Tower Of London
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 25 minutes from Tower Of London
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Tower Of London
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London 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
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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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
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Tower Of London
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Of London clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Monument
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Lovat Lane, City, London EC3R | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 7 minutes from Tower Of London
The team behind the Grand Union bars have now ventured into new territory with the opening of Trade Union. Located in ... More
 
 
 
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | Same location as Tower Of London
With 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 ... More
 
 
 
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Of London
... More
 
 
 
 

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Othello
Theatre | Until 22nd April 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from Tower Of London

Director Ellen McDougall's staging of the emotionally wrought tragedy, about a lifelong friendship poisoned by envy and mistrust, considers how ...More

Perspectives of destruction: Images of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Tower Of London

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Fire! Fire!
Fire! Fire!
Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Tower Of London

The Museum of London marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1666 with a ...More

 
Perspectives Of Destruction: Images Of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Tower Of London

This exhibition explores the way artists and photographers responded to the bombing of London during the Second World War. Includes ...More

Richard Mosse: Incoming
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Tower Of London

An immersive multi-channel video installation created in collaboration with composer Ben Frost and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten....More

Richard Mosse: Incoming
Richard Mosse: Incoming
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 1.36 miles from Tower Of London

Conceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Winner Richard Mosse has created an immersive multi-channel video installation in the ...More

 
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Tower Of London

In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second ...More

 
Omer Arbel: 44
Exhibitions | Until 18th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Tower Of London

This bespoke light installation by the artist for the Barbican Foyer was produced by Bocci, a Vancouver and Berlin-based design ...More

Sophie Clements: Shall I This Time Hold You'
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Tower Of London

A large-scale projection and surround sound work that explores the beauty captured in a chance moment....More

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Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Tower Of London

Explore Chamberlin, Powell and Bon's endeavour to combine spaciousness with high density development. The exhibition includes a number of residential ...More

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