Tower of London
The Tower of London is rich with history dating back to around 1080 AD
The Tower of London began it's legacy as a strategically located fortress way back at the end of the 11th century when William the Conqueror constructed the White Tower to secure his stronghold in the city of London. Over the years this site on the river Thames was expanded and fortified even further, including a moat by subsequent medieval kings and monarchs, serving at varying times as a fortress, a palace and as a prison and place of execution.
If the walls of this historical site could talk they could tell some amazing stories and indeed you will discover many incredible stories when you visit the Tower of London. It has been the centre of much of England's history and conflict during it's 900 plus years. There is simply too much history behind this attraction to go into detail about here, but you should definitely try to include a visit to the Tower of London in you travel plans.
The Tower of London is located adjacent to the Tower Bridge so you may want to combine both into one visit.
The Tower of London is open for visitors and tours from 9 am to 4:30 pm from Tuesday thru Saturday and from 10 am to 4:30 pm on Sunday and Monday. There is an admission charge, however admission is free with the London Pass.
For more information about Tower of London including hours and admission charges visit their official website: Tower of London