1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London

London: The Old City of London - Guided Walking Tour

Product ID: 169021
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Discover London’s historical origins on the site of its earliest settlements in the square mile known as the City. This walking tour will trace the City’s roots to Romans settled here two millennia ago and discuss hidden historical marvels from that time.
About this activity
Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit historic London including Roman Ruins
  • Enjoy a guided highlights tour with a personal touch
  • Relive scenes from The Da Vinci Code at the Temple Church
  • See the iconic Tower of London
  • Compare Tower Bridge and more recent Millennium Bridge
Full description
During this 2.5-hour tour, you will learn about the Roman settlements fortified by the wall built in 220 AD – and still visible today. Relive scenes from The Da Vinci Code at the Temple Church, former headquarters to the Knights Templar.

Move forward in time through to the Middle Ages when the iconic Tower of London rose over the City. Discuss the Great Fire of London in the shadow of the Monument, dedicated to its memory. Discover the magnificent domed St. Paul’s Cathedral, wedding hall to Charles and Princess Diana in 1981.

Stroll the River Thames and plan your route out of the City while learning about the famous Tower Bridge and more recent Millennium Bridge. Explore the streets, squares, pubs, and secrets of London’s most historical district on this enlightening and entertaining excursion.
Includes
  • Professional local tour guide
  • Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
  • Available daily
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Luggage or coat storage
  • Food and beverages

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please bring a valid photo ID
• Maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
• Notes: The tour route may be affected by national celebrations. When this occurs, the supplier will provide guests with an alternative route still being able to see all the highlights on the tour. In these cases they are unable to provide refunds or discounts
• No large bags or suitcases are allowed during this tour
• Please bring comfortable shoes, a bottle of water, umbrella in case of rain, and a hat during summer
• Due to increased security measures at many attractions some can’t be visited from the inside