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London Old City Walking Tour

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 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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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.
Reviews (439)
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Reviewed today
Excellent! very interesting

We had a great tour in London, mamged to visit many places, listen to interesting stories and get information about London, presented in a very interesting and lively manner. Highly recommended!

Thank גילה ר
Reviewed 1 week ago
Patrick. Best Guide Ever.

Awesome job! As two pals living in London, we wanted to find out more about our city. We did two tours with Patrick today, and he was brilliant! Will definitely go again.

1  Thank Aimee751
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Another great walking tour!

So much history in London I didn't know about! I've done a couple of Sandeman's free tours - this was a paid one but we'll worth it. You'll walk a fair hike from covent garden through the inner city of London and includes stops such...More

Thank Cbarding
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A great walking tour with Jamie

Highly recommended walking tour through the old city of London (about 3 hrs). Our guide - Jamie - did a great job by giving us lots of interesting, funny and relevant facts about places we saw, as well as general recommendations to our visit. A...More

Thank Roman L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ben is fantastic

We did the tour today with Ben and it was so much fun! I've been in London before but never done a free tour. It was really interesting and we learnt so many things. I recommend it for sure!

1  Thank Ireneiro
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ankabu
1 September 2018|
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Response from RachIsrael | Reviewed this property |
It was around three hours.
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Response from Ane A | Reviewed this property |
There is no age. Overall they are quite slow and the guide will make sure you can follow. Just let the guide know that you rather go slower if thats the case, so s/he can keep an eye on you around the busy areas. Bear in... More
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