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London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

London
| 2 hours 30 minutes

Overview

At a glance
Category: Tours, Food & Nightlife
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Highlights
Led by a local guide
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Small-group tour
Description
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: East End, London England

From the origins of Cockney rhyming slang to the hipsters of Shoreditch via the curry houses of Brick Lane, this neighborhood is a proud representation of the vast melting-pot that is London. Notorious as the hunting ground of 19th century serial killer Jack the Ripper, it’s now home to London's best street art including Shepard Fairey and Banksy. The East End is alive with contradictions and colorful characters, and we’ll introduce you to our favorites, like the many vendors at Spitalfields Market. We’ll explore the streets and neighborhoods that will leave you wanting to stick around and mingle with the hipsters all afternoon.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Petticoat Lane Market, Middlesex Street, London E1 7JF England

After meeting your guide by Liverpool Street Station, you will make your way to Petticoat Lane Market, a world-famous market established over 400 years ago by the French Huguenots who sold petticoats and lace from the stalls. It is known today for selling mainly clothes for men, women and children.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Artillery Passage, London E1 7LJ England

You will then visit Artillery Passage, where you will be offered a glimpse into 17th Century London. Despite the modern urban changes made, the conservation area will offer you a view into narrow lanes, passages and courtyards, where you will get a rare snapshot of the historic inner city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old Spitalfields Market, 16 Horner Square, London E1 6EW England

Next you will explore Old Spitalfields Market, one of the finest surviving Victorian Market halls in London. Built in the 1800s, the market was refurbished in the early 2000s and is now one of the city’s most unique shopping, eating and drinking destinations with an array of boutique fashion, design and lifestyle stores and distinctive restaurants.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Whitechapel, Whitechapel, London, England

Afterwards you will walk through Whitechapel, the location of the infamous Whitechapel Murders of Jack the Ripper in the late 1880s.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Brick Lane Police Station 25 Brick Lane, London E1 6PU England

You will then visit Brick Lane, a popular location in East London. Running from Bethnal Green through Spitalfields all the way to Whitechapel, the street is known for its breweries and markets whilst also the home to a striving artistic community. Walking along, you will be able to enjoy all the impressive street art around you.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: High Street, London England

You will also walk along Shoreditch High Street, the old main street of Shoreditch. The street provides a perfect base for visitors looking to check out trendy bars and authentic restaurants and always has vibrant atmosphere.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Babylon Tours London, 80 Cathcart Road, London SW10 9DJ England

Say “Cheerio” to the dusty, stodgy tours of yesteryear. At Babylon Tours, our London is fresh and engaging – the one that you probably want to experience. Join us on a private or small group tour through the National Gallery and the British Museum or hit the streets through a historic tour of the center and (maybe) catch a glimpse of Kate or the rest of the royal family. Our young, energetic guides at Babylon Tours will introduce you to London in the best way possible, from Big Ben to the street art of its multicultural East End.

Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions
Semi-Private Walking Tour
Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
Professional Tour Guide
Duration 2 - 2.5 Hours
Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Location

Meeting point
Kindertransport statue at Liverpool Street Station, 14 Liverpool St, London EC2M 7NX, UK
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