Get an insight into 1,000 years of British history with a visit to one of Britain's most popular tourist attractions—the Tower of London. Discover the glittering Crown Jewels, the coronation regalia of the British monarchy, and see the world-famous Beefeaters who still protect the tower.
The Tower has an incredibly varied history, having served as a prison, a zoo, an arsenal, the mint, and a royal residence since the first stones were laid for William the Conqueror. Today, the fortress is bursting with history brought vividly to life.
See national treasures such as Henry VIII's suits of armor and the crowns and garments of kings and royals from centuries past. Stand on the execution site of 3 different queens, or join one of the famous Beefeater tours to hear the Tower's fascinating tales of pain, passion, and punishment.