The Tower of London is one of the internationally famous and most iconic structures in England and a typical example of Norman Military Architecture.
William the Conqueror built it on the River Thames in order to protect London as well as assert his power. The White Tower was built in 1066 and acted as a fortress and gateway to the Capital.
The Tower of London follows cultural qualities and has an outstanding Universal Value.
- Protection and Control of City of London
- To demonstrate the Norman Power
- An example of 11th century innovative Norman Military Architecture
- The property is a model example of a medieval fortress palace
- The property has strong associations with State Institutions
The Tower of London is listed by UNESCO in the World Heritage List.
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