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Britain’s Treasures…

Under the ever-watchful guard of the Tower of London’s Beefeaters are the precious royal treasures, which, despite civil war and theft, continue to sparkle
JEWEL IN THE CROWN The shine and glisten of the Crown Jewels, housed at the Tower of London, attracts some 3 million annual visitors
ALAMY X2, CORBIS X1, GETTY X2, MARY EVANS X1, TOPFOTO X1

THE CROWN JEWELS London

Often said to be priceless, the Crown Jewels are, at best estimate, probably worth over £20 billion. With such a hefty value, and the opportunity to see such rare gems, it’s a small wonder that nearly 3 million people flock to the Tower of London every year. But visitors aren’t drawn just by the allure of seeing the royal treasure, rather by the centuries of British history the jewels represent.

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