The Tower of London is old, very old. The central White Tower was built by William the Conqueror after his invasion of England in 1066. Since 1485, the iconic red and black-uniformed Beefeaters have been guarding the Tower. Also crucial to security ... 

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Our Beefeater Guide to the Tower of London

July 2010

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.

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Tower of London Entrance Ticket Including Crown Jewels and Beefeater Tour

Guard at the gate of the Tower and me

July 2010

Even though this was my second visit to the Tower of London, I was really looking forward to it.

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Tower of London Entrance Ticket Including Crown Jewels and Beefeater Tour

Our tour of the Tower of London

July 2010

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.

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Tower of London Entrance Ticket Including Crown Jewels and Beefeater Tour

The Tower of London from the outer wall

June 2010

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.

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Tower of London Entrance Ticket Including Crown Jewels and Beefeater Tour

The wave of Poppies

November 2014

A Wave of ceramic oppies at the Tower of London

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Tower of London Entrance Ticket Including Crown Jewels and Beefeater Tour

Tower of London Poppies

November 2014

The moat of the Tower of London filled with ceramic poppies

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Tower of London Entrance Ticket Including Crown Jewels and Beefeater Tour

Tower of London

July 2014

Tudor residences on the grounds at the Tower of London.

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London Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Tower of London

June 2014

A view of the Tower Bridge from within the walls of the complex.

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Tower of London Entrance Ticket Including Crown Jewels and Beefeater Tour

Site of beheadings!

July 2013

Memorial of Ann Boleyn, Queen of England and several others beheaded in plaza in Tower of London

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London Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Site of Beheadings!

July 2013

Ann Boleyn -Queen of England - beheaded along with several others- memorial in the plaza in the Tower of London

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London Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Beefeater Residence

July 2013

Tower of London - home to the Crown Jewels . Actual residence of London's Beefeaters!

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London Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Tower of London

July 2013

See the crown jewels of the reigning Queen and from the past.

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Viator VIP: Exclusive Access to Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral with Lunch

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