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Tower of London
The Tower of London is located at the
eastern boundary of London, next to
Tower Bridge on the northern bank of the
Thames river.
At the centre of the Tower of London
stands the White Tower.
The White Tower is defended by a
massive curtain wall, which has thirteen
The first curtain wall is defended by a
second massive curtain wall, which has
five towers.
The tower is manned by the Yeomen
Warders (known as Beefeaters), who act
as tour guides, provide security, and are a
tourist attraction in their own right. Every
evening, the warders participate in the
Ceremony of the Keys as the Tower is
secured for the night.
The Tower of London was founded in
1078 by William the Conqueror.
In the 12th century, King Richard the
Lionheart enclosed the White Tower with a
curtain wall and had a moat dug around it.
The fortification was completed in 1280 by
Edward I, who built the outer curtain wall.
The Tower today is principally a tourist
attraction. Besides the buildings
themselves, the British Crown Jewels and
a remnant of the wall of the Roman
fortress are on display.
Primary Functions
The tower's primary function was a
fortress, a royal palace, and a prison for
high status and royal prisoners.
It has also served as a place of execution
and torture, an armoury, a treasury, a zoo,
the Royal Mint, a public records office, an
observatory, and since 1303, the home of
the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.

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The city and the tower of london

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