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Monday, May 30, 2011

Tower of London Ravens

The Tower of London ravens (see below) are Common Ravens which live in the Tower of London. There are always at least seven individual birds with one of those acting as a reserve. Tradition suggests that the presence of the ravens protects the Crown and the Tower, and a superstition suggests that if the Tower of London ravens are lost or fly away, then the Crown will fall and Britain with it.

Tower of London Ravens

Visitors to the Tower of London can view the ravens. The Tower of London is situated on the north bank of the River Thames adjacent to Tower Bridge. Visitors to the Tower of London may also want to view Tower Bridge or pay a visit to the nearby George Inn in Southwark.

The Tower of London
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Tower of London Map

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