Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Tower of London

If you are going to make a trip to London this summer, you may already be thinking about what to visit. London is one of those cities you can not do everything, and where you really need to plan ahead what you want to see and do. It is also one of those cities where it's worth getting online and advance tickets to various attractions. Sometimes this will let you get a discount. In other cases, even if the price is the same or very similar to what you pay for entry into the attraction itself, book your ticket online saves you the time would have to wait in line to get their input on the same day your visit.

This is also the case for the Tour at the Tower of London , we offer today. You can book your pass to see all the best the best of this attraction, a favorite of those who make tourism in London. This ticket allows you to save a few pounds for the cost of your admission ticket and you can enter the Tower of London through the line quickly , without having to wait longer in line with all those who still have to pay for his ticket. Especially for summer visits when he can get very crowded with tourists in London, our tickets to " skip row "for the Tour at the Tower of London are the best option to visit this attraction.

If you do not know much about the Tower of London, is an old building in the city of London, which opened in the eleventh century, more specifically, in 1066 by William the Conqueror. Successive monarchs worked in the modification, renewal and extension of this tower, which is listed as a World Heritage Site.

The strength of the Tower of London is incredible and allows you to make an imaginary journey into the past of England. The Tower of London and its ancient stones reverberate with dark secrets, many of which will be revealed during his visit to London. The gardens are a multitude of crows pampered while the crown jewels shine in fortified vaults.

Considered one of the world's most famous fortresses, the Tower of London is about 900 years of history are revealed within its walls. During his tour at the Tower of London you can learn all about this place so special and different uses in the story. At various times, and in some cases with overlapping features, the tower served as a fortress, a royal palace as a place of execution, a prison, such as mint, a menagerie, and as an arsenal.

There's plenty to see and do during a tour of the Tower of London . Inside the tower you can find variety of permanent collections and buildings to visit as well as special activities, events and exhibitions throughout the year. Your ticket for the tour of the Tower of London includes admission to most of these events and various special activities.

So what is included in the tour of the Tower of London? Here's a rundown of the best things you can see during your visit to the Tower of London

• Your tour of the Tower of London includes a visit to the Jewel House, where you can see the crown jewels used and preserved by the sovereign of Great Britain. This stunning room will be allowed to look at the historic diamonds that are part of the royalties that are used when a new king is crowned in the UK. A total of 23,578 gems make these crown jewels. The collection is very special and is, therefore, carefully guarded by an armed guard.

• The White Tower is one of the visits are also included in the tour at the Tower of London. During the reign of William the Conqueror (from 1066MHz to 1087), the Tower of London had its beginning as a fortress and a royal palace. The White Tower, former home of William, now houses the different armor from the Royal Armouries collection. There you can see historic instruments of torture, as well as some armor as the famous Henry VIII.

• Tour of 'Beefeater' or Yeoman Warder, also part of his tour of the Tower of London is a guided tour led by a Yeoman Guardian. These people, popularly known as 'Beefeaters', are the ceremonial guards of the Tower of London. The Beefeaters will keep you entertained with his stories of executions, intrigue, torture, betrayal, imprisonment, passion, pain and much more. Arrogance and a smile of these guards, and how they articulate their positions as they tell these stories, make this tour an unforgettable experience. This is one of the most popular and famous excursions from those offered in the Tower of London. The tour of the Beefeaters is done every day, at intervals of every half hour from the opening of Tower of London and until 3.30 pm in summer and 2.30 pm during the winter. The tour lasts 60 minutes or so, and the meeting point to start the walk takes place at the main entrance of the Tower of London.

• Some of the most famous Tower of London ravens are also guardians of the Tower. Legend says that if the six ravens depart from the Tower of London would be the end and fall of both the Tower and around the UK. On arrival at the Tower of London, ask for "guidance of the Tower Ravens," which will be provided free of charge to the mere presentation of their ticket. Then the attempt to find and discover the charms of these crows while doing his tour of the different areas of the Tower of London.

• The Medieval Palace: With its stunning interiors, a visit to the medieval palace in the Tower of London allows you to discover what life was like in those days, and experience the aromas and sounds of medieval life in this house, that gives little luxury is in relation to the time period it belongs to.

• In the past, high-ranking personalities were executed in the Tower of London, specifically on the Green Tower. It was there that many of the familiar characters from the history of the United States died after the issuing of the order to kill them. Three queens of England are on the list of those executed in the Tower Green: The second wife of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, which had about thirty at the time of his execution - the fifth wife of Henry VIII, Catherine Howard - she, with just over twenty years when the execution took place -, and Lady Jane Grey, who was only 16 years ... when it is executed (!!!!)!

• Speaking of Lady Jane Grey, do not forget to visit his graffiti and learn about it. Lady Jane Grey was queen for only nine days, after which he was first imprisoned and later executed in the Tower of London. But is it possible that at this time has left a graffiti on the stone? Visit the Tower of London to find out!

• The exhibition of prisoners is an interactive display for the whole family, where children and adults can explore the stories of people who were imprisoned in the Tower of London at different times since the beginning of the tower and along its history.

• If both tour, walking tour starts and give it a little peckish, you can shop around New Armouries restaurant (in Spanish: "New Armor". If you visit the Tower of London with his family, you can take advantage of supply of good family meal. This is by buying a main meal for an adult will receive a 50% discount on up to three plates of food for children.

• After eating, and if you feel a little crowded, you can relax in a walk through the east wall of the Tower of London. In this case, you can start from the Torre de la Sal in the courtyard, enjoying the beautiful views of the city of London and explore the four towers and the massive defensive wall or curtain inside.

If you have any questions while doing his tour of the Tower of London, you will be more than welcome to come Yeoman guards or keepers of the White Tower Jewel House at any time during your visit. They are ready and willing to respond with joy to all your questions.

The Tour of the Tower of London, we are offering right now is basically a ticket that allows you to "jump the line." By purchasing this ticket on our website, you can go directly to the group ticket window at the Tower of London. This way you can avoid the queue and does not waste your valuable vacation time. As explained above, this becomes especially useful for a city like London where there is plenty to do and tourist always feels like you do not have enough time on it. With our ticket for the Tour of the Tower of London, the entry procedure is quick and easy. Moreover, as you have to check out our detailed list of things to do in the Tower of London, all internal admission tickets - once you buy our ticket to enter the Tower - included in the ticket price .

This is a simple entrance ticket + sautéed row ticket, so no shuttle service to and from hotel included. You need to find their way to the tower, which is easy to find if you follow the River Thames. The Tower of London is on the eastern edge of the city of London. It's right next to the River Thames, next to the famous Tower Bridge (in English: Tower Bridge).

You can visit the Tower of London at any time during opening hours. From 1 March to 31 October, the Tower of London is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am to 5.30 pm. On Sundays and Mondays, the Tower is open from 9 am to 5.30 pm. Please note the time of the last admission is at 5 o'clock pm, although we recommend having at least 3 hours to fully enjoy your tour at the Tower of London.

In winter, from November 1st to the 28th of February, the Tower is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am to 4:30 pm and Sunday and Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. The schedule of the last entry in the winter is at 4 hours, but once again, we recommend staying there for three hours. There are many things to visit in the Tower of London, and it will not be able to see everything.

The tower is wheelchair accessible and is a great option to visit with his family while doing family tourism in London. The cost of the tour at the Tower of London ticket "skipping the line" will also save you some money. Each ticket costs £ 18.00 for adults, or the equivalent of € 20.40. Reduction is applied to older adults (60 to 99 years old) who pay £ 15.50 or € 17.57. Children 5 to 15 years of age (inclusive) pay £ 9.50 or € 10.77. In addition, infants and toddlers up to 4 years old may enter free with accompanying adults.

Your ticket to the Tour at the Tower of London includes a guided tour by the tour or Yeoman Warder 'Beefeater' tour in the White Tower, the historical setting that occur in vivo, the entrance to the exhibition on prisoners Tower and much more, including also all that mentioned above. What is not included in the ticket are food and beverages, gratuities, which are always optional and lending of audio guides, which can apply in their own tower for about 4 pounds.

If you are on a trip to London, especially if you are taking your children with you on this trip, the tour at the Tower of London is one the whole family will enjoy. Buying your ticket in advance will save you time and money, which will be appreciated by even enjoy your trip to London. See you soon in London!