What river is the tower of london on?

Answer The Tower of London is a complex comprised of several buildings located within two concentric rings of defensive walls. It sits on the River Thames in historic London, England, and is open to visit... Read More »

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Why was the Tower Bridge in London built on a river?

Tower Bridge is one of London's iconic attractions, featured on postcards and most pictures of central London. Its location on the River Thames was no accident and came about after years of plannin... Read More »

What was the Tower of London?

The Tower of London is famous as a royal prison where two of Henry VIII’s wives were incarcerated along with Sir Thomas More and future Queen Elizabeth I. The Tower hosted many other famous pris... Read More »

When was the tower of london made?

Initial construction of the Tower of London's White Tower began in the 1070s and was completed by 1100. By about 1350 a series of buildings were added to make a fortress. In 19th century the moat w... Read More »

Who was held in the Tower of London?

The Tower of London has been a fort, a palace and a prison in its more than 900-year history. Among the tower's better known prisoners were the young princes, Edward and Richard; explorer, Sir Walt... Read More »