21 de nov. de 2023 · Tower of London, royal fortress and London landmark. Its buildings and grounds served historically as a royal palace, a political prison, a place of execution, an arsenal, a royal mint, a menagerie, and a public records office. It is located on the north bank of the River Thames.
The Tower of London is an internationally famous monument and one of England’s most iconic structures. William the Conqueror built the White Tower in 1066 as a demonstration of Norman power, siting it strategically on the River Thames to act as both fortress and gateway to the capital.
19 de jun. de 2023 · As protector of the Crown Jewels, home of the Yeomen Warders and its legendary guardians, the pampered ravens, the Tower now attracts over three million visitors a year. Here, the Ceremony of the Keys and other traditions live on, as do the ghost stories and terrible tales of torture and execution.
8 de nov. de 2023 · World Heritage Sites in the UK The Tower of London is one of a number of sites in the UK on the World Heritage List. A map and information on the full list of sites in the UK in 2022, can be downloaded from the World Heritage UK website, at the links below.
15 de nov. de 2010 · Tower of London Published November 15, 2010 • 5 min read Site: Tower of London Location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Year Designated: 1988 Category: Cultural Criteria:...
A Torre de Londres é um ponto turístico bastante visitado na maior cidade do Reino Unido, e é sempre um das primeiras referências que as pessoas lembram quando pensam na terra da rainha – além, claro, de outros lugares igualmente icônicos, como o Big Ben, o Buckingham Palace e a London Eye .
The Tower of London is one of the world’s most famous fortresses with many tales to uncover within the ancient walls. Explore the importance of the Crown Jewels to the British monarchy and the role the Tower plays in protecting these treasures.