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Tower of London

With the London City Pass your ticket into the Tower of London is already included for FREE and you save up to £ 28.90! Beefeater tour already included!

Guided tour with Beefeater in the Tower of London Tower of London Speech of Beefeater in front of the Tower of London View of the Tower of London across the River Thames

Located in the southeastern part of London near the Tower Bridge and the Thames River, the Tower of London is regarded as one of the most important landmarks of London. Since the 16th century, tourists from all over the globe have come to visit this impressive fortress. The Tower of London accomodates the British Crown Jewels and exhibits about the history of the building.

Opening hours Tower of London

March to October
Tue–Sat.: 9 am – 5 pm 
Sun – Mon: 10 am – 5:30 pm

November to February
Tue – Sat: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sun – Mon: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Beefeater Tour - Introduction to the Tower of London (already included in London City Pass): 

Guided tours start every 30 minutes. The first tour starts at 10:00 (Tuesday to Saturday) and at 10:30 (Sunday and Monday). The last tour of the day starts at 15.30 (summer) or 14.30 (winter). Tours start near the main entrance to the Tower of London and last one hour. Tours may be adjusted or cancelled in bad weather conditions.

The Tower of London is a part of the British crown, which means that it is not operating under private opening hours. Because of this, the Tower of London is open the entire week. From Tuesdays to Saturdays, the Tower of London opens its doors at 9 am in the morning and closes at 4:30 pm. On Sundays and Mondays, you will also have the possibility to visit and explore this World Heritage Site. The Tower of London also closes at 4:30 pm on these two days. 

Admission fees Tower of London

With the London City Pass, your ticket into the Tower of London is already included! Your London City Pass will be delivered to an address of your choice before your departure to the British capital. It is the perfect London attraction package to enjoy your stay in the city!

Address of the Tower of London

London EC3N 4AB
United Kingdom

+44 844 482 7777

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The Tower of London is centrally located in London and it serves as an optimal gateway for numerous activities of this British metropolis. Directly located near the Thames River, you will have a magical view of this massive river, which flows through London—if the weather permits it!  

Direction Tower of London

District Line to Tower Hill
Circle Line to Tower Hill

By using the public transportation system of London, you will be able to reach your destination quickly and easily. If you would like to visit the Tower of London, we recommend that you travel using the District Line or the Circle Line. Both of these train lines will take you straight to the train station, Tower Hill. This train station stop offers you the most optimal and shortest walk to the Tower of London. 

Highlights Tower of London

  • One of the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites in London
  • An exhibition of the royal jewels
  • Offers a glimpse into almost 1000 years of history.  

Attractions near Tower of London

Because of the Tower’s close proximity to the Thames River, a lovely boat ride along the Thames River is a great option to do after your visit to the Tower of London. Located on a bank of the Thames River, you can find a boat tour waiting for you. If a boat tour isn’t your thing, you can also take a short stroll along the river to the observation deck, The Shard. The Bank of England Museum is also located on the same side of the Thames, and it can also be easily reached by foot from the Tower of London. Because the Tower of London is located in the center of London, you will have a lot of opportunities to explore London—with time to spare!

History Tower of London

The Tower of London has been visited by tourists for 600 years now, and it had also served a number of functions for British kings, such as an armory, zoo, execution site, and a prison. As the base of the British monarchy, the Tower of London and the history of the Britain is closely related. Over time, many modifications to the Tower of London haven taken place. In the 19th century, the Tower of London was redesigned—more specifically, the walls and the towers were redesigned in the Neo-Gothic style. The Tower of London has also served as the setting of many dramas and novels by William Shakespeare and also by other famous writers. The Tower of London was declared in 1988 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Explore the Tower of London for FREE using the London City Pass and have your ticket into the Tower of London already in your pocket before your departure for London!

Its Florimania at Hampton Court Palace this spring 

Florimania is returning to Hampton Court Palace for its 22nd year. From 20-22 March, the sumptuous interiors of Henry VIII’s pleasure palace will be filled with vibrant floral displays and the sweet smell of spring. This year, the focus will be on Heraldry, and the interpretation of the ancient works through flower arrangements. Inspiration will be taken from well-known literary works on the subject in addition to artwork where Heraldry features heavily, including the famous “The Family of Henry VIII” portrait (ca. 1545). Experts from the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies will be giving live demonstrations on flower arranging and members of Florilegium will be holding demonstrations of botanical paintings.  

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