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Explore the dark side of London as you learn about the infamous 15th-century East End. Follow in the footsteps of tyrants and the most feared of all criminals – Jack the Ripper. Listen to many tales and gruesome true-life stories of public executions, famine and torture from times gone by.

Your tour starts in the 1400s, before official police patrolled the East End's dangerous and dark alleys. Hear about the dark side of London's history as your guide shares stories of gruesome executions, poverty, overcrowding, disease and criminality of this area. Trace the trail of the notorious Jack the Ripper, visit spots where some of his victims were found, and get a taste of the challenges the people in the Victorian era faced – including plague pits, famine and dangerous streets.

As you learn how traitors and criminals were punished, get a glimpse of the history of the haunted Tower of London. Admire the architecture of the "Church of Prostitutes" before coming back to the present and safe side of the city.

Explore the dark side of London as you learn about the infamous 15th-century East End. Follow in the footsteps of tyrants and the most feared of all criminals – Jack the Ripper. Listen to many tales and gruesome true-life stories of public executions, famine and torture from times gone by.

Your tour starts in the 1400s, before official police patrolled the East End's dangerous and dark alleys. Hear about the dark side of London's history as your guide shares stories of gruesome executions, poverty, overcrowding, disease and criminality of this area. Trace the trail of the notorious Jack the Ripper, visit spots where some of his victims were found, and get a taste of the challenges the people in the Victorian era faced – including plague pits, famine and dangerous streets.

As you learn how traitors and criminals were punished, get a glimpse of the history of the haunted Tower of London. Admire the architecture of the "Church of Prostitutes" before coming back to the present and safe side of the city.

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6:30 PM Tour

Duration 2h 30m Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees
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Grim Reaper's Walking Tour

Activity/Location

London

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Tower Hill Underground Station

    38 Trinity Square

    London EC3N 4DJ


Highlights

  • Guided walk through dangerous 15th-century East End streets

  • Tales of city's dark side & infamous Jack the Ripper crimes

  • Grim accounts of Victorian plagues & famine

  • Stories, myths & gothic tales of murder, torture & suffering

  • Tower of London – allegedly the city's most haunted building


Inclusions

  • Guided walking tour of London's East End

  • Live commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Admission fees


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 12 and younger are complimentary.

  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Location

London, United Kingdom