Tower of London
Tower Bridge Approach, London, Greater London, EC3N 4AB, England, UK.
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Tower of London elevated view. Photo by Will Fox. ©

   

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About

The Tower of London, is a castle and royal palace founded towards the end of 1066. It gets it name from the White Tower which is a keep. The Crown Jewels have been kept at the Tower of London since 1303.

There is a link below to a map of Tower to help you plan your visit.

There are two cafés and two restaurants. The riverside Apostrophe café serves a selection of hot and cold meals, snacks and drinks, as does the out door Kiosk café.

The Perkin Reveller Restaurant and Bar is located on the Wharf just outside the Tower. You can enjoy your meal with views of Tower Bridge and the river Thames. The Armouries restaurant serves a wide variety of snacks and meals with fresh ingredients bought from London's food markets.

There are five shops: The Tower of London Shop, Jewel House Shop, White Tower Shop, Ravens Shop, and the Beefeater Shop.

The Tower of London Shop, at the main entrance, spans two floors and was formerly a Victorian building known as the Salvin Pumphouse. It sells a wide variety of items related to the museum and its displays. 

The Jewel House Shop has a collection of precious and design led jewellery for sale. The White Tower Shop offers a unique selection of replica armour, weapons and gifts for men. The Ravens Shop is children’s shop selling items related to, Knights, Prisoners & Punishment, Kings, Queens and Princesses. 

The Beefeater Shop sells guidebooks and a host of souvenirs inspired by Beefeaters. There are also over 60 varieties of traditional British sweets.

There are facilities for the disabled.

Donations are gratefully received to fund important work. You may donate when you visit or by clicking the Charity Link below.

Facilities at Tower of London

Café

Restaurant

Toilet

Charity link
http://www.hrp.org.uk/supportus/donations/

Places to visit nearby
London Wall   0.09 miles (0.15 km)
London Wall, Tower Hill, London, Greater London, EC3N 4DR, England, UK.
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London Wall is cared for and maintained by English Heritage.

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Tower Bridge   0.22 miles (0.35 km)
Tower Bridge Road, London, Greater London, SE1 4TW, England, UK.
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Tower Bridge is probably the most famous bridge in the world and considered by many to be the most beautiful of London's bridges.

Tower Bridge © hans-lurgen cc

Tower Bridge Exhibition   0.27 miles (0.44 km)
Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, Southwark, Greater London, England, UK.
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Tower Bridge is probably the most famous bridge in the world and considered by many to be the most beautiful of London's bridges.

Tower Bridge Exhibition © Gunter Hentschel cc

The Shard   0.53 miles (0.86 km)
32 London Bridge Street, Southwark, London, Greater London, SE1 9SG, England, UK.
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The Shard also referred to as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge and formerly London Bridge Tower, is a 95-story skyscraper, designed by the Italian architect Renzo ...

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Winchester Palace   0.62 miles (0.99 km)
Winchester Palace, Montague Close, London, Greater London, SE1 9DA, England, UK.
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Winchester Palace was home to the powerful Bishops of Winchester, In the 13th century, and one of the largest, most prominent and significant buildings in England.

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George Inn   0.68 miles (1.09 km)
George Inn, 77 Borough High Street, Southwark, London, Greater London, SE1 1NH, England, UK.
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The George Inn, a 17th century public house, is London's last remaining galleried coaching inn. It is leased to a private company by the National Trust.

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The Globe Theatre   0.91 miles (1.47 km)
21 New Globe Walk, Southwark, London, Greater London, SE1 9DT, England, UK.
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The Globe Theatre is a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, an Elizabethan playhouse associated with William Shakespeare.

The Globe Theatre © Henry Lawford cc

Places to stay nearby
Novotel London Tower Bridge   0.05 miles (0.08 km)
Pepys St EC3N 2NR
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Novotel London Tower Bridge

The Chamberlain Hotel   0.17 miles (0.28 km)
-135 Minories EC3N 1NU
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The Chamberlain Hotel

Premier Inn London City (Tower Hill)   0.26 miles (0.42 km)
London City (Tower Hill) Premier Inn, Prescot Street, London, Greater London, E1 8BB, England, UK.
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The Premier Inn London City (Tower Hill) is part of the Premier Inn group.

Premier Inn London City (Tower Hill)

Premier Inn London Bank (Tower)   0.33 miles (0.53 km)
London Bank (Tower) Premier Inn, Saint Mary at Hill, London, Greater London, EC3R 8EF, England, UK.
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The Premier Inn London Bank (Tower) is part of the Premier Inn group.

Premier Inn London Bank (Tower)

Ibis London City   0.44 miles (0.71 km)
Commercial St E1 6BF
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Ibis London City

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