"Crown Jewels at Tower of London" Tower of London Tip by AcornMan

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The Crown Jewels are what most visitors to the Tower of London come to see. This incomparable collection of crowns, orbs, swords, sceptres and other regalia, and gold and silver plate was refashioned in 1661 after parliament had ordered the original gold and precious metals to be melted down for coinage in 1649. The Crown Jewels are housed in Jewel House which is a part of the Waterloo Barracks in the Tower of London.

Address: Tower Hill, EC3
Directions: Tower Hill tube
Phone: 0 20 7709 0765
Website: http://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/#gs._Azeo84

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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