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Our guide met us at the gate. There were some 30 people in our group despite it being a grey day that threatened (and did produce) rain while we were there.
Even though this was my second visit to the Tower of London, I was really looking forward to it.
The Beefeater's mix of humor and history even enthralled my 15 year old granddaughtger. I wish I could have had this experience when I was her age for what a help it will be when she gets into her World history classes in a couple of years.
The Thames once was diverted to fill the moat outside the wall, but the Tower soon was designated a Palace and the property of the Royal Family.
It was a cool sight!
Just getting some photos as we walked in!
The architecture is gorgeous.
Inside the Tower of London
Learning from the Yeoman about how prisoners entered through the Traitor's Gate after being brought by barge along the Thames and passing under London Bridge. Apparently prisoners arrived kicking and screaming, with and quot;the Yeomen doing kicking and the prisoners the screaming. and quot; LOL
London Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
A Wave of ceramic oppies at the Tower of London
The moat of the Tower of London filled with ceramic poppies
A view of the Tower Bridge from within the walls of the complex.