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    What category is Tower of London?

    Tower of London Owner Queen Elizabeth II to the right of the crown UNESCO World Heritage site Type Cultural Criteria i,iv How would you describe the Tower of London? The Tower of London is a fortress difficult to take. It has moats, two concentric walls and numerous protection towers. On the north side, the outer wall has only two massive towers (about 20m in diameter), one at each angle. They are called Legge Mounts (in the West) and Brass (in the East). Is the Tower of London a citadel? The Tower of London is something else. The rough old citadel it has become such a familiar London that few people…