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London Old City Walking Tour

  • A fun and informative excursion through London’s Old City
  • Discover scenic walking routes to historical sites
  • Stroll through London’s oldest district
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 departing at 3:30pm with a Spanish-speaking guide
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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 4 days ago via mobile
Fun tour with guide Ivo

Very enjoyable and informativ, the tour took over three hours, our guido Ivo told a lot of interessting facts and storys and presented them in a fun way, so it never got boring. Thanks for a great afternoon!

Thank Daniela S
Reviewed 6 days ago
Very Informative and Fun Tour

Our tour guide Ben was extremely knowledgeable about the history of London, the royalty, and its people, past and present. He kept us on our toes with his fun facts, real talk, and personable personality. The tour felt relaxed and comprehensive for the sites we...More

Thank JessSa09
Reviewed 6 days ago
Enjoyable tour with Ivo

A clear day in London and an excellent story telling capability of our guide Ivo made all the difference :-) The tour could have been even better if we would have got a 15 mt coffee / bathroom break

Thank Sugato01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Very interesting and fun

Our tour guide, David, was excellent! He clearly knows a lot about London and its history and made the tour fun and witty. Highly recommend!!

1  Thank hgraeve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Enjoyable & informative!

Our tour guide was the lovely Jake and we met at Covent Garden for the start of the tour. We proceeded through little streets and alleys and Jake kept the talk informative and enjoyable. We certainly learnt a lot! We had probably walked for an...More

Thank Sue D
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Response from dpsmyth | Reviewed this property |
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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