Deborah (debris4spike) wrote,

Holiday Photos 8 .... The Tower of London b

Yesterday I posted some views of the buildings/walls of The Tower of London.

Here are a few of the items and sights in and around the buildings, including one of the many visitors -
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The inside of one of the more unusual towers .... the home of Henry III
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There were a lot of these statues around showing various jobs
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A Yeoman Warden
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This is where Tower Green was .... where 3 Queens of England died.
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Where the various officials live
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If the ravens disappear then London falls
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The White Tower has been an armoury/museum for years.  The human armours are (except 1) authentic ... the horses were made in the 17th century
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The ceremonial swords of past Kings
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The block from Tower Green ... and in the tube are fragmants of the block from Tower Hill
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Changing the guard
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Traitors Gate ... from inside
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... and out
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And, finally Tower Bridge
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I did see the crown jewells, but photography is not permitted.

If you want to see more, there are quite a few pictures at my photobucket.
Tags: camera, history, holiday 2014, london

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