London Itinerary Day three
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The South Bank
On our final day in London, we’re going to discover the uber cool South Bank location and its treasures.
From the ancient Tower of London to the household to hip festival tents and contemporary art, it has a thing for all tastes.
13. Tower of London
The Tower of London has been the household of history, murder, intrigue, plots, prisoners, royalty and the Crown Jewels for centuries.
The structure is millennia old and is one particular of the finest locations to discover about the darker side of the city’s previous.
The Yeoman Warders give enthralling tours of the tower. They know their stuff, as are all decorated military males of more than two decades of service.
Their nickname, Beefeaters, came about as getting the King’s Royal Guard, they had been permitted to consume as significantly meat as they want from the King’s table – a uncommon luxury.
Make positive not to miss meeting the seven ravens of the Tower, whose presence is believed to guard it. And appear out for the Ravenmaster, who appears just after them and also has a lot of tales to inform.
The Crown Jewels are actually the crowning glory of the tower, and seeing the Royal Regalia encrusted with more than 23,000 gems is fairly breathtaking.
If you want even extra information and facts, we recommend taking a Tower of London and Tower Bridge Walking Tour.
It is super informative and assists you appreciate the significance of these two landmarks in London.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9am-five.30pm, Sunday-Monday 10am-five.30pm.
Price: £24.70/19.30 concessions. If you have the London Pass, this is integrated and with Skip the line access as nicely!
Place: St Katharine’s & Wapping, EC3N 4AB.
Tube Cease: Tower Hill, District and Circle Lines.
From right here, stroll along the waterfront to London Bridge and stroll across it to get to the other side of the Thames for our subsequent quit.
This is a delightful stroll with fantastic views of some of London’s most well-known creating, as nicely as the picturesque Tower Bridge as you appear back towards the path of the Tower of London exactly where we just came from.
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