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|The Tower of London was a residence for the kings and queens of England as well as being a fortress. These rooms are shown as they may have appeared in the reign of Edward I (1272-1307). Presentations by costumed guides and an exhibition about how the buildings were restored can be found inside.|
|The Tower of London has been home to the world famous British Crown Jewels since the beginning of the 14th Century.
Still used by the Queen and her family today, the Crown Jewels are an essential part of the visit.
Photography is not allowed. Inside you can see two films: The coronation of the queen , and a film about crowns and other objects used in the coronation. After that you can see some of the actual objects while you stand on a moving platform.
Yeoman Warders (often called Beefeaters) have been at the Tower of London since the 14th Century. Today they combine their traditional ceremonial role with that of tourist guide. There is a main tour by a Yeoman Warder in English (only). The warders will be happy to answer any questions you may have. They will also be glad to let you take their picture or have your picture taken with them.
The Ceremony of the Keys takes place every night at the Tower. You can request free admission to the ceremony by writing well in advance to:
The Ceremony of the Keys, Waterloo Block, HM Tower of London, EC3N 4AB
,enclosing a stamped addressed envelope or coupon-respone international.
Some text in this page is from the Tower's leaflet guide.
The pictures of The Crown Jewels, The Medieval Palace , The Yeoman Warder, The entrance are from the Tower's leaflet guide.