Tower of London

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.

Landmarks in the Area

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The White Tower is a central tower, the old keep, at the . Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula is the parish church of the . Photo: Michael Coppins, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom, originally the Crown Jewels of England, are 140 royal… Photo: CSvBibra, Public domain.

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The Traitors' Gate is an entrance through which many prisoners of the Tudors arrived at the . Photo: Fluous, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Butler's Wharf is an historic building at Shad Thames on the south bank of the River Thames, just east of 's , now housing luxury flats and restaurants. Photo: Gürkan Sengün, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Wapping is a district in in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and uniquely has it own postcode area E1W, which covers the entire area. is situated 4100 feet east of Tower of London. Photo: Tarquin Binary, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Spitalfields is a district in the and within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. is situated 4200 feet north of Tower of London. Photo: Diliff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Mile End New Town is a former district in what is now , Bethnal Green and , Greater London, England. is situated 1 mile northeast of Tower of London.

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