A Royal Palace, mint, fortress, prison, menagerie and jewel house, the Tower of London has worn many hats in the past 900 years. Built as both a protector and a Palace, the Tower of London’s stonewalled turrets are home to a compelling and brutal history. Here, countless game-changing moments in British society unfurled, from the executions of Kings and Queens to the imprisonment of war spies, and everything in between. Alongside it’s beautiful riverside surrounds and it’s mighty stone facades, a stroll through these palace grounds reveals a darker, more threatening side of United Kingdom’s history, bound to captivate from the moment you arrive.
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