London is definitely one of my favorite cities to visit! There are so many great places to see...like the Tower of London! There is so much history here! People without number have lived, laughed, cried, and died here. It is one incredible place!
Below are a few additional shots of the outside of the fortress:
The inside is pretty awesome as well. Here is a shot of the bedchamber of King Edward I, refurbished to look the way it did when he lived here.
The prison walls contain messages carved by the poor souls who occupied these spaces:
Ah, but there's more! One of my favorite exhibits allows you to give medieval weapons a test drive. Yes, that's me trying out the crossbow. It's A LOT heavier than you would expect! Fortunately for everyone around me, it's not loaded!
However, Henry's armor isn't the only thing worth checking out here. There is so much more:
Next time we'll take a look at some of the people who have been unwilling guests at the Tower! In the meantime, check our Facebook page for more strange info!
A Parting Note