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  • London Tower Bridge

    London Tower Bridge

    One of London’s most well-known attractions and a must visit for all tourists is that of the London Tower Bridge. Not only does this landmark play an important role in history, but it provides a great view of the city. Here’s a guide to the most popular parts of the Tower. White Tower This is the original part of the fortress, built at the behest of William the Conqueror in 1078 to protect the Norman rulers from the inhabitants of the city. It’s a magnificent white stone keep, which would have looked incredible when first built as the Norman style was completely unknown in London at the time. It’s right at the heart of the complex, surrounded by towers, walls and a moat. From the mid 16th century it was the main arsenal in the fortress and today it houses a fascinating museum of…

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