Guided tour

Roman Ruins to Blitz Bombings: London's Fiery History

Activity provider: Historic London Tours

Roman Ruins to Blitz Bombings: London's Fiery History

Activity provider: Historic London Tours

From US$ 19.13 per person

Join a guided walking tour of the City of London to travel through two thousand years of history, meeting Romans, kings, Charles Dickens, Anne Boleyn's ghost, and Queen Boudica.

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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Journey back in time while strolling the historic alleys of the City of London
  • Visit the the oldest pub in the City of London, tucked away down a side street
  • Discover where you can still see Roman ruins in the ancient heart of London
  • Learn the easiest way to tunnel into the Bank of England's vaults
  • Find out about the sinister and bloody past of the Tower of London
Full description
Travel through two thousand years of history, meeting Romans, kings, Charles Dickens, Anne Boleyn's ghost, and Queen Boudica (and hear how she's connected to Harry Potter!) On our walking tour we'll travel across the City of London, the ancient heart of the capital. We'll learn about the City's founding two thousand years ago and where you can still see Roman ruins to this day, its survival through fire and war, the Tower of London's bloody past, the City's oldest pub, and the easiest way to tunnel into the Bank of England's vaults! The walking tour begins outside Tower Hill Station exit, ends near to Blackfriars Station, and will take around two hours. Total distance is about two and a half miles. Ticket sales will be limited to circa ten attendees, to ensure maximum enjoyment for everybody on the tour.
Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Local guide
  • Entrance to museums
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Arrive at the exit of Tower Hill Station and spot your guide standing at the base of the steps leading up to the sundial. They will be holding a sign with the local partner's name on it.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • The total walking distance is about 2.5 miles
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April 10, 2022

Product ID: 414490