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London Old City Walking Tour

From US$20.00
Highlights
  • A fun and informative excursion through London’s Old City
  • Discover scenic walking routes to historical sites
  • Stroll through London’s oldest district
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London Old City Walking Tour
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Tour with English Guide
Tour departing at 3:30pm with an English-speaking guide
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Tour with Spanish Guide
Tour departing at 3:30pm with a Spanish-speaking guide
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Overview
A cutting-edge metropolis, London also stays true to its traditions. On this exclusive walking tour of the Old City, leave the navigation to someone else as you hear entertaining commentary and enriching history lessons. Visit must-see landmarks like Covent Garden and St. Paul’s Cathedral hearing about each spot along the way. From ancient Roman temples to medieval execution sites, learn about the people and events that shaped the famous city.
What to Expect
The tour begins in Covent Garden, a popular market that was once London’s most active red-light district. Your guide will lead you down cobbled alleyways as you learn about the city’s colorful past. Head toward the Strand and Fleet Street, where Britain’s national newspapers were once produced.

You’ll visit St. Paul’s Cathedral, rebuilt after the Great Fire, and hear about the catastrophes that reshaped London’s history, including a plague that wiped out a third of the city. Revisit the cathedral’s famous events, like the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. The walk through London’s oldest district includes a stop at the ancient Roman temple of Mithras.

The tour concludes with a peek at the Tower of London, an 11th century prison. Listen to the grim tales of the tower’s prisoners, including Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII, who was beheaded there in 1536.
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Reviewed yesterday
A Great Start To My Week In London

I took the tour with a woman from New Zealand. I'm sorry I can't recall her name. She was short-ish and had light brown hair. Anyway, she showed us lots of interesting sites and told us lots of interesting stories. I would certainly recommend the...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 5 days ago
Rachel is the best tour guide!!

I joined the tour last Thursday afternoon with Rachel and she is the funniest and most knowledgeable guide ever. Epic tour ;)

Thank Mona C
Reviewed 1 week ago
Brilliant!

Fantastic experience with Cristina Diaz - Spanish tour guide. She was highly knowledgeable, full of energy and passionate about London's history. I highly recommend doing the free tour in the morning and the old city one in the afternoon.

Thank Agus V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent tour of the City of London

Huge thanks to Jake for a very entertaining and knowledgeable tour of the Old City of London. Some interesting anecdotes - well worth the money.

Thank Carolb1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ecxellent tour of Old City

with James, larger than life character. Hugely entertaining experience with plethora of anecdotes about historic facts, figures and places.

1  Thank _bozenajeffries
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I think it really depends on the luck of the draw with the group you end up with. If it’s more people that The guide senses wish to go a bit slower, you will be ok. On my group, we were moving at a steady pace between... More
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