The Tower of London is absolutely steeped in history and is one of the historic royal palaces. Discover all there is to know about London’s castle. It has served as a secure fortress, a royal palace and an infamous prison. Founded towards the end of 1066 as part of the Norman Conquest, The Tower of London gets it’s name from the White Tower within. The White Tower was built by William The Conqueror in 1078. In it’s early history it served as a royal residence and grand palace. A lot of people know the Tower Of London for holding the crown jewels and being a prison which is correct. From 1100 until 1952 it was used to keep prisoners, some of which are famous for their crimes and even attempting to escape. The Tower has played a prominent role in English history.
A Great Day Out At Tower Of London
Today, The Tower Of London is available to enter to the public with an admission ticket. See the Crown Jewels up close and you can meet the Yeoman Warders and the seven ravens which live in the tower. The legend says that if the six ravens ever left the tower then the kingdom and Tower of London will fall. So just to be safe there is always one extra raven kept here. Exploring the premises, you will see some amazing things and learn lots about the history of this magnificent landmark. Don’t hesitate to ask questions or speak to our friendly team here if you need any assistance. If you have any special requirements then speak to us prior to arriving to see if we can help.
Go Sightseeing And Learn About The History Of London
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