Tower of London

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Constructed in 1078 by William the Conquerer, the Tower once acted as a palace, fortress, and prison. Today, the Tower houses the magnificent Crown Jewels and many other historical artifacts. Beefeaters, the protectors of the Tower, also serve as informative tour guides.

Make sure to ask about the significance of the ravens!

"Everytime a friend came in to visit, The Tower of London was the first place I took them. I love the history, especially of Henry VIII." -Liza B., University of Illinois