Culture

Subject:
World heritage

The Bloody Castle: Tower of London. ©NHK/ UNESCO TV 2010
WARNING! if you get could not connect to server, update the Flash® plugin –consult FAQ.5 for more help
The Bloody Castle: Tower of London

Share this content:
 

Language(s): English

Summary/Historical Context

Related material that you
may also like:
Historic monuments
Fortifications
William the Conqueror
Thames
House of Normandie

The massive White Tower is a typical example of Norman military architecture, whose influence was felt throughout the kingdom. It was built on the Thames by William the Conqueror to protect London and assert his power. The Tower of London - an imposing fortress with many layers of history, which has become one of the symbols of royalty - was built around the White Tower.

Place/country: United Kingdom
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Duration:
Credits: NHK, producer. UNESCO WHC, co-producer ; UNESCO TV, co-producer.
Published in:

   LICENSING: for inquiries about licensing or requests for CD/DVD copies of this material, please contact the publisher or the author directly. You may also wish to consult our FAQs 6 to 9

Request embed code for your website