East City of London Discovery Tour

From Aldgate to Cornhill money talks and monks prayed.

About the East City of London Discovery Walking Tour

Michael Caine once said, “Whatever they do to the City I still love it.”

There is so much to love in London.

As the name suggests, this walking tour is your chance to discover some epic secrets and amazing buildinds within the old London City wall.

Judge for yourself as you encounter some of the creations of modern starchitects such as Rogers and Foster.

How about a visit to Diagon alley? Or the location of the first Jewish synagogue since resettlement?

Discover all this and more on one of our most popular walking tours.

Key facts about this tour

Start time:11:00
Expected end time:13:00 (1pm)
Leaving from:Aldgate Station
Ending at:Leadenhall Market
Estimated walking distance:1.5 miles

What to expect on this walking tour

This walking tour is 120 minutes long. You will walk approximately 1.5 miles and see hundreds of years of history.

Once you have experienced your tour you will be able to say you have seen:

  • Remains of a priory within an office block
  • Cheese graters, scalpels, and the oil rig of Lime Street
  • St Helens
  • The location of Old Tomb the decoy gander
  • And so much more!

Tour location map

Things to do after your tour

Once you’ve finished your walking tour why not visit some of the other exciting London locations below?

Brick Lane

Brick Lane, synonymous with London’s East End, is a vibrant melting pot of cultures, known for its world-famous street art, vintage shops, and a plethora of curry houses that serve delectable dishes from the Indian subcontinent. It’s a living testament to London’s diversity and creativity, offering a Sunday market that’s a treasure trove for antiques, unique fashion finds, and eclectic street food.


The Monument to the Great Fire of London, commonly known as The Monument, is a towering column that commemorates the catastrophic fire of 1666. Offering a spiralling climb of 311 steps, it rewards visitors with a breath taking panorama of the city, serving as a poignant reminder of London’s resilience and rebirth.

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