A half day tour in the City of London

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Tour Number

Activity Level

390340


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (conversational), Spanish (advanced)

The square mile: From Roman Londinium to modern London.


A city of a thousand faces of history. London was originally called Londinium, the square mile as it is known today was sculpted into the city by generations of successive invaders, each in turn becoming part of the fabric of this great city. the old city eventually merged with the separate growing city of Royal London known as Westminster to become the Capital as we know it today.

On this tour we will wander through great fires, plague and the blitz, through lanes and streets that have survived since Roman times. We will visit ancient churches rebuilt over successive generations, Roman amphitheatres, it's great bridges and the London secrets and views perfect for those photos to take home with you.

From it's earliest foundations to the skyscrapers it is famous for today; This tour is a perfect compliment to the city of Westminster tour.

Itinerary

Our itinerary varies from tour to tour but we cover all the most important points in the city including. . .

St. Paul's Cathedral, St Bartholomew's, London Guild Hall, St. Magnus the Matyr, Tower Bridge, The Tower of London (entrance optional) Leadenhall Market, London Bridge, Borough Market, Fleet Street, All Hallows, The Royal Exchange, Bank of England and the old roman London Wall to name a few.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I can meet you at a location of your choosing. For optimal use of time it is recommended to meet at a Monument tube station.

End location: Near Tower Bridge London.

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

Public transport, including the metro and double decker bus. Some walking also required

What’s Included

Guides transportation and logistical expenses are included in the tour.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

8 GBP - Transportation to various sites if needed. Entrance to St. Bartholomew's Tower of London is optional if clients wish to enter (£22pp)

What’s Extra

Public transportation fee.

A Recent Review of this tour

I booked the 3 hr walking tour of London with Nicholas for myself and my family. Nicholas was waiting promptly at 3pm in our hotel lobby. The tour itself was excellent, but Nicholas' knowledge and personality really made it a memorable event for myself and my family. Nicholas hit all the expected sights and many areas we would not have thought to see. Of the 5 days we spent in London, my wife and son said the tour with Nicholas was the best sightseeing we did. I highly recommend Nicholas for touring.
Richard Palmer

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