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Tower Of London And The Crown Jewels

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 1 days
  • Board Basis: N/A
  • Tour Ref: D2TCRO8215

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  • Travel Type: Coach

1 days

Tower of London Crow Jewels | Coach Day Trips From Crosskeys Folkestone

Explore London’s iconic castle - a secure fortress, Royal Palace, infamous prison and World Heritage site.

The imposing White Tower houses the historic and world-class Royal Armouries collections including the magnificent tournament armour of Henry VIII, Charles I and James II and many other rare and superbly-crafted pieces made for nobleman as well as common soldiers.

Steeped in grisly history, in a room at the top of the top of the Tower, you will find an original executioner's block from the 18th century and the axe that’s believed to be used at the last public beheading on Tower Green in 1747. The basement of the White Tower is traditionally thought to be the site of the torture and interrogation of prisoners such as Guy Fawkes.

Marvel at the armed foot guards protecting the Crown jewels in the Jewel House and be amazed by the magnificent world-famous collection of royal regalia with 23,578 gemstones, including items still used in royal ceremonies today.

Tip-toe through the King’s The Medieval Palace and immerse yourself in fabulous recreations of rooms and interiors used by medieval kings and queens. Encounter sculptures of lions, baboons an elephant and a polar bear; depicting the former menagerie of Royal Beasts kept at the Tower throughout the years.

Be enthralled on an optional included tour from the Yeoman Warders, commonly known as ‘Beefeaters’, who will share stories from 1,000 years of history. You will be entertained be tales of intrigue, imprisonment, execution, torture and more. Tours begin every 30 minutes near the main entrance to the Tower.

Please note the route of the tour requires visitors to navigate a flight of 21 steps and cobbled, uneven walkways.

PRICE FROM ? £59 per person
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