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London Attractions: Jewel Tower is a real treasure in the heart of London
Published: Friday 22nd of February 2013
This historic building dates back over 600 years, and was built on behalf of Edward III, to safeguard his personal treasures.
The tower is just a stone’s throw away from Big Ben and Westminster and puts on a range of different events for visitors.
The tower is managed by English Heritage which is has taken a leading role in helping to preserve cultural sites of interests within the city.
Visitors who are interested in delving into the rich, cultural heritage of London will no doubt enjoy a visit to the Jewel Tower and all that it has to offer.
The Jewel Tower was designed in the 14th century by Henry Yevele and gives visitors an intriguing history of the tower as well as containing an exhibition on the first floor called ‘Parliament Past and Present’.
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Sunday 17th of February 2013 People seeking things to do in London could opt for a trip to Wembley Stadium - one of the capital's best sporting attractions.
Saturday 16th of February 2013 Art lovers looking for things to do in London will not want to pass up on the opportunity to see Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at the Tate Modern.
Tuesday 12th of February 2013 When in London, enjoy the Rock n Roll Walking Tour.
Monday 11th of February 2013 Visitors to Shakespeare's Globe Theatre will be taken on an intriguing trip back in time to the rowdy London of Elizabethan England.
Monday 11th of February 2013 Enjoy HMS Belfast, one of the top London attractions.
Wednesday 6th of February 2013 The British Music Experience is hosting an exhibition to mark the 40th anniversary of the formation of The Jam.
Tuesday 5th of February 2013 The Royal Albert Hall is to host the fantastic opera Carmen from February 21st until March 3rd.
Monday 4th of February 2013 When it comes to London attractions, Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is one of the most exciting for sports fans.
Friday 1st of February 2013 Mingle amongst the stars of TV and film at Eltham Palace.
Thursday 31st of January 2013 Visit the Chelsea Physic Garden, the second oldest botanical garden in Britain.
Thursday 31st of January 2013 The Cartoon Museum is hosting an exhibition that will delight those with an interest in the art form.