City Stories - A ‘City of London’ History and Architecture tour

The City of London is like a novel written in steel, concrete, glass, where ancient and modern live side-by-side. Learn to read it with a licensed City tour guide on a private tour- it might just become your favourite tale of all time.

2.5 hours

Private

Daily

2:00pm

Gherkin
Gherkin

30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

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The City of London
The City of London

The City of London

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St. Paul's Cathedral
St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral

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Gherkin
Gherkin

30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

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General information

  • Private Tour
     

  • A guided walk through the oldest part of the capital with an expert licensed City of London guide.

  • A visit to the ruins of London’s Colosseum, a true hidden gem.

  • Unique insights into the ups and downs of millenia that shaped the city we see today

  • Engaging for all age groups.

Tour description

You’re going on a journey of more than 2000 years through London’s history from the arrival of the Romans to today with the City of London guide, Richard on this unique tour. 

Using the array of breathtaking buildings that punctuate London’s famous skyline, hear why the city became the most influential in the world. Discover how, out of disaster and turmoil, London was able to rebuild itself and even prosper. After exploring the hidden gem of London’s Roman Amphitheatre, this private tour will conclude with an amazing view of what is arguably the most iconic building in the city of London- Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece, St Paul’s Cathedral

 

What DID the Romans do for us? Who were the master-builders that changed the face of the Square Mile? Meet tyrants who constructed buildings with the sole purpose to intimidate alongside engineers who laid the first train tracks. Hear how the Great Fire and the Blitz shaped the city around us and discover buildings that range from eco-friendly or inside-out to literally able to melt cars.

 

Come learn to read one of the greatest cities in the world- you’ll never see London the same way again

What's Included

  • An English-speaking expert licensed tour guide

  • A visit to the Roman Amphitheatre

What's Not Included

  • Gratuities 
     

  • Food, drink or transport costs other than those stated.

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off

from £200 

          Instant confirmation

          100% secure payment

          Mobile voucher accepted

Meeting Place

Meet your guide outside Tower Hill Underground Station, between CitizenM Hotel and Trinity Square Gardens

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to the tour. Learn More

The Important Stuff

  • Please arrive fifteen minutes before the start time on your voucher

  • Please wear comfortable shoes and always carry water.

  • The tour is around 2.5 hours long and the experience will end near St Paul’s Cathedral