Best Tours in London – London is a beautiful city with a wide variety of landmarks and rich history. From the Buckingham Palace, to football to its’ more menacing past i.e ghouls, ghosts & infamous serial killers. Here we have a list of the best tours in London to explore the cities sights!
19th century London – Poverty stricken, regular robbery, violence and alcohol consumption sharply increasing.
As the night falls, a shadow is lurking the streets of White Chapel hunting for his next victim. His target? Women, more specifically – Prostitutes. The canonical five ripper victims are Mary Ann Nichols, Annie Chapman, Elizabeth Stride, Catherine Eddowes and Mary Jane Kelly. This infamous killer, known as Jack The Ripper gained notoriety via the nature of his killings. Each scene left a badly mutilated corpse with internal organs pulled out of the body. In addition to that, the confident killer mocked the press through posting letters directed to those investigating the case.
The sadistic nature of the crimes as well as the anonymity of the serial killer is what still makes him a well known figure up to date. Interested in exploring the scenes of the crimes? Check out The Jack The Ripper Walking Tour. Turn the clock around 125 years as the tour guides you through the streets of White Chapel as you join Victorian police as they hunt for the most infamous serial killer of our time as you find your way through the crooked, cobbled alleyways of the Victorian abyss.
Football fan? If you’re looking to explore one of the most technologically advanced football stadiums in Europe, this is the one to visit. This find sporting arena incorporates state-of-the-art facilities with the addition to including a mini history lesson from Arsenal’s Highbury past.
What you’ll see – knick-knacks and souvenirs donated by former players. (you’ll find Jens Lehmann’s goalkeeper gloves that he wore for every league match of the unbeaten Invincibles season in 2003/4, Michael Thomas’ boots from Anfield ’89 and Charlie George’s FA Final Cup shirt from 1971.) You can also see a collection of shirts, medals & trophies from former Arsenal captain Joe Mercer. In addition to that, you get first hand experience of what game day feels like. Visit the changing rooms, hydrotherapy spa and take a walk down the tunnel into the magnificent stadium bowl!
In the absence of light, darkness tells the story of London’s horrifying history. There are a number of buildings, pubs, museums, forests, cemeteries etc that appear to have some gruesome tale behind it. Do you dare to walk alone this dark path and find the secrets that a city as old as London hides? Witches, ghosts, plagues and vampires this city definitely has a magnificent dark side that worth’s to be explored.
Too scared to walk through the menacing streets of these bloody, brutish spots? The Ghost Bus tour is perfect as it’ll be your haunted chariot to guide you through the gruesome haunted locations. Hop on a 1960’s Routemaster bus with a serious gothic edge and make way across London’s most famous haunted sites including The Houses of Parliament, London Bridge, Westminster Abbey, Downing Street, Tower Bridge, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and The Tower of London.
Fancy a more unconventional way of viewing London? What about an aerial view? Viewing London’s incredible landmarks on the ground is amazing enough, but imagine glancing down from a birds eyes perspective. This totally fresh perspective allows you to view London in a completely different light.
There are 3 different packages you can choose.
Have a magical day out with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Harry Potter films at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. See first-hand the sets, costumes, and props used in all the Harry Potter films, and step inside some of the films’ locations including the Great Hall, Dumbledore’s office and Hagrid’s hut. Walk in the footsteps of Harry Potter and explore the wonders of the Wizarding World!!
If you’re coming into London to check out this event, and are looking for hotels that are convenient, have a glance at hotels in Alexandra Palace or hotels in Finsbury Park, not only are they a short train ride away from the city but also cost friendly, check out our rooms here!
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