Free City of London Tour

1.5-2.5 Hours
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1.5-2.5 Hours

Free City of London Tour

  • Hear about the Great Fire which devastated most of the city, and how three centuries later it was devastated once again.
  • Discover the origins of this great metropolis and understand how it became the world’s financial capital.
  • Learn about how the City of London has remained independent and free for the last 1000 years.
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These are some of the features your tour might include, but please bear in mind that every guide create their unique itinerary to provide the best possible experience.

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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Latest reviews

Mark was a great guide! He was really knowledgeable and friendly and presented the information about London's history and architecture in a very easy way. Much appreciated!
Very informative, tour guide had a very cheerful attitude :)
Joe hopefully this is a right name to pronounce his name, was extremely professional!
Elzbieta Katarzyna
great guides, I recommend
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Do you want to get out of the trodden path and deep down into the real historical London? Then join a different experience. Come and walk with a local guide around awesome East London. You will discover that London’s Old City is also the most modern London! Along the tour you will join a small and dynamic group of international travelers on a fun journey over two thousand years of rich history. You will visit some of the must-see landmarks in the UK’s capital, hear amusing anecdotes and discover fascinating historical facts. The tour will have a reasonable pace and you will have time to enjoy the monuments, chat with your guide and take great group pictures.

During this tour along the City of London, you will travel back in time to learn about the Romans settling in, the Germanic and Norman invasions, and grasp an understanding of all the ingredients that have given form to British Culture. You will discover the roots of this great metropolis and gain an appreciation of how it became the world’s financial capital, and the most influential melting pot of ideas in the western world. You will visit London’s medieval castle, the Tower of London, and be amazed by the different uses it has had in the past thousand years, from Palace, to prison; from infamous public executions site, to the touristy attraction full of ravens and Beefeaters we know today.

With the help of your knowledgeable guide, you will learn about the catastrophe that almost destroyed the city next to the Monument to the Great Fire near London Bridge. You will also visit some of London’s most famous pubs as you walk through a jungle of skyscrapers and old alleyways. Here, in remote London, the new and the old stare at each other in the eye. The City of London Free Tour will make you laugh and be astonished, it will make you intrigued by how truth can be stranger than fiction! Along the tour, your guide will be open to all questions, and will provide great tips about what to do and where to go in this part of the city. Book today and do not miss this must-join experience in London!

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