This imposing structure rests on the north bank of the River Thames, and is Queen Elizabeth II’s official royal palace and fortress. Founded towards the end of 1066 as part of the Norman conquest of England, today it remains one of London’s most famous historical landmarks.
London’s castle. Mighty fortress. Royal palace. Infamous prison.
Almost 1,000 years since its inception, the Tower of London, with its spellbinding history steeped in mystery and intrigue, still has the capacity to both fascinate and horrify.