The Tower Of London

The Tower of London dates back to the reign of William I (1066-1087). It was built as a royal base in London but has also been a fortres, a prison and a place of execution, an arsenal, a jewel house, a zoo and a Royal Mint.

The Tower has a remarkable history and is a must-see site if you’re visiting East London. Check it out here.

Plus, if you live in Tower Hamlets you can get in for a pound!