Tower of London

Tower of London, London

Planning to visit Tower of London? See our information below!


A visit to the Tower of London is a must during your visit to London. This historic castle on the north bank of the Thames, is located in the centre of London. Visiting this magnificent structure will 100% make you feel as if you are going back in time. The Tower of London is an imposing medieval Norman fortress, built in 1066.

The castle served as a defensive fortress for more than nine centuries and was the centre of uninterrupted power in British and European history, now declared a World Heritage Site. After the Tower of London was no longer used as a defensive fortress, it has served as a palace, prison and place of execution for people from higher circles over the centuries.

To find out all about the Tower of London, a guided tour is highly recommended, as it is beautiful inside! On the tour, you will walk through more than seven buildings and sights of the Tower of London. The tour lasts about 3 hours and reveals the fascinating story of how the Tower of London has changed its function over the years. If you are interested in history and beautiful architecture, this is highly recommended!  

Opening hours:

The Tower of London is open every day of the year, from Tuesday to Saturday from 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM. One hour less on Sundays and Mondays, from 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM.

Photographer: Paul Rigby by Unsplash

Tips and Tricks!

Here are a few tips you should know before you visit Tower of London.

  • After visiting the Tower of London, you can easily walk to Tower Bridge.
  • Admission to the Tower of London, is between £22.00 to £25.00.
Photographer: Amy-Leigh Barnard by Unsplash


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