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Things to do in London: Check out The Jewel Tower
Published: Monday 29th of October 2012
How ironic that the building built to protect Edward III's rings, pearls and diamonds has now become one of the jewels in London's crown.
Located just a stone's throw from the Thames, near to Victoria Tower Gardens, the Jewel Tower is one of the capital's oldest remaining buildings, having been largely unaltered since its commission in 1365.
Also known as the King’s Privy Wardrobe, the tower is fascinating to look round and offers a real feel for the history associated with it.
What's more, it's right in the middle of a tourist hub, with the Houses Of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben all just a short walk away. Perfect for when it comes to cramming in as many attractions as possible in a short time.
Those with a London Pass can see take a tour around the tower for free, meaning you can save that bit of extra money to spend on other parts of your break.
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Tuesday 29th of January 2013 The Jewel Tower is one of just two remaining buildings from the medieval palace of Westminster.
Monday 28th of January 2013 Diners on a Bateaux London Restaurant Cruise can enjoy delicious food against a breathtaking backdrop of London attractions.
Sunday 27th of January 2013 People who have always been interested in Jewish culture in Britain should not pass up on the chance to visit London's Jewish Museum.
Saturday 26th of January 2013 The London Guards Museum is a great option for people who want to learn more of the eye-catching soldiers stationed outside Buckingham Palace.
Friday 25th of January 2013 A moving exhibition entitled Fate, Hope & Charity opens today (January 25th) at the Foundling Museum, and will run until May 19th.
Thursday 24th of January 2013 People looking for things to do in London could opt for a tour of Lords Cricket Ground - the spiritual home of cricket.
Wednesday 23rd of January 2013 The cold outside does not mean people cannot enjoy the great outdoors.
Tuesday 22nd of January 2013 M&M's World is a must-see for chocolate fans visiting the English capital.
Monday 21st of January 2013 The National Theatre is one of the busiest performance spaces in London.
Sunday 20th of January 2013 People looking for things to do in London could opt for a trip to the National Maritime Museum.