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3-hour Old City of London Walking Tour provided by SANDEMANs NEW Europe - London

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3-hour Old City of London Walking Tour

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  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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- Breaks will be shortened - Guests encouraged to bring own masks - Guests required to provide details (name, phone) - Smaller groups to ensure appropriate social distance - Tour group pictures will no longer be taken
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Overview
To understand the history of the City of London, you need to unpack its past by slowing down, and strolling the ancient streets. Get an in-depth look at this area with a guided walking tour, where you find your way through alleys, courtyards, and along the Thames River. As you go, your guide uncovers the key stories, from the Great Fire to the Knights Templar, all in a few hours.
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You'll start at
Apple Covent Garden
No. 1, 7 The Piazza, West End, London WC2E 8HB, UKYour London Old City Walking Tour starts in front of the Apple Store in Covent Garden. Look for the SANDEMANs NEW Europe team with a red t-shirt and red umbrella.
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  • 1
    Covent Garden
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    The Monument to the Great Fire of London
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 3
    London Bridge
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 4
    Tower Bridge
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 5
    St. Paul's Cathedral
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 6
    Mansion House of City of London
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 7
    Bank of England Museum
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 8
    Tower of London
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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You'll end at
Tower of London (Stop TB)
St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4DR, UK
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Highlights
  • Discover the City of London on an off-the-beaten-path history walking tour
  • Uncover the architecture, historical details, and landmarks with your guide
  • Pass top sights, like Covent Garden, London Bridge, and St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Meet-up at a conveniently located spot in central London
Important Information
Departure Point
Apple Covent Garden, No. 1, 7 The Piazza, West End, London WC2E 8HB, UK
Duration
3h
Return Details
Tower of London (Stop TB), St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4DR, UK
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children up to 13 years old are welcome on this tour for free
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 3 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Wessam E wrote a review Mar 2020
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It's my second visit to London, through the Walking tour I learned a lot about the City History, it was very useful and enjoyable, I'm recommending it for all, be ready for long walk ... but as I said; you'll enjoy it,
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Clivey57 wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom758 contributions193 helpful votes
Met up with our guide Charlotte in Covent Garden. Take good walking shoes for this 3 hours.as a Londoner some of the places I didn’t know which for me was exciting.the guide was very knowledgeable about the places we went to and will go back to a few of the places we visited.
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Louise T wrote a review Mar 2020
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Good tour,a lot of walking between places of interest which wasn't very interesting but good value for money
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Ahmad S wrote a review Mar 2020
United Kingdom8 contributions2 helpful votes
I recommend it to anyone interested in the history of this magnificent city. The tour guide is professional and provide a lot of information.
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Marcella B wrote a review Mar 2020
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Ben was informed and brought the tour and the sights to life. His great sense of humour added to the tour. If you only have a short time in London and want to see most of the city's sights (without getting lost!) this is the tour for you.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Desapointing ... I was expecting for more.
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Did four tours, LOVED all of them!
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