Tower of London

Tower of London is one of the famous and beautiful buildings in England, and became a historic monument in central London, England, on the northern bank of the River Thames. It is located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and separated from the east end of London by open space known as Tower Hill.

The main function of the tower is, the royal palace fortress, and prison (particularly for high status and royal prisoners, such as the Princes in the Tower at the time of Queen Elizabeth I). It uses the past has led to the phrase "sent to the Tower" (meaning "imprisoned"). It also serves as a place of execution and torture, armory, a treasury, a zoo, the Royal Mint, the public records office, observatory, and since 1303, the home of the British Crown Jewels.

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