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2000yrs of London - from Romans to the Gherkin

2000yrs of London - from Romans to the Gherkin

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  •  Tower Hill, London
  •  (Exact address will be provided after booking)
Suitable for: Adults
I'm Matt and I'm a great fan of London's weird and wonderful history. I lead tours around London which are completely unique and designed to cater for people who enjoy discoveri... More Info »
This Funzing Experience:
Embarking on a journey from Londinium to the modern day, this walk will cover a combination of famous sites and hidden delights.

We'll start the tour at the best preserved section of our Roman Wall, discover a roman emperor and hear about London's beginnings as a city.

From there I'll move you swiftly through the Dark Ages and onto the arrival of William the Conqueror and his imposing Tower of London, one of the most significant structures in the entire country.

As we move forward in time, we head into altogether more macabre territory, passing the churchyard where over 300 victims of the 1665 plague were buried. I'll talk about the devastating impact of this disease, followed by a short walk to the Monument to the 1666 Great Fire of London.

Along the way we'll race forward in time to WW2, and see a most extraordinary church whose shell still stands as if in defiance to the aerial bombardment during the Blitz.

From here we head to the site of the roman town hall and market place, which has now been transformed into the stunning Leadenhall Market, a magical movie location for the Harry Potter movies.

And we'll finish off in the most modern location in London, surrounded by our most iconic skyscrapers, from the Gherkin to the Cheesegrater, Lloyds Building and Scalpel. And in the midst of it all lies a 500 year old church...
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Embarking on a journey from Londinium to the modern day, this walk will cover a combination of famous sites and hidden delights. We'll start the tour at the best preserved section of our Roman Wall, discover a roman emperor and hear about London'... Read More
Experience includes:
  • A great overview of London's history in a 90 minute walk
  • A chance to meet other people interested in London's history
  • Discover some secrets of London which you can show to your friends later!
  • Visit famous sites and hidden places
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