Jack The Ripper London Walking Tour
The legend and the truth, but can you tell the difference?
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About the Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
Victorian London, 1888.
Imagine smog drenched back streets, women trying to beg, steal, borrow, or prostitute themselves for money to eat and obtain lodgings for the night.
Even if they are successful, the poor unfortunates must do it all again tomorrow.
For these women, the fear of poverty outweighs the rumours of a killer who walks the dark streets at night.
But who was Jack the Ripper? Come and learn the terrible and gruesome tales of London’s most famous monster.
Hear tell a story of gin and threads, and discover who Jack really was: The outcast? The split personality? Or the supernatural monster?
Key facts about this tour
|Expected end time:
|Liverpool Street Station
|Aldgate, near Aldgate Station
|Estimated walking distance:
What to expect on this walking tour
This walking tour is 120 minutes long. You will walk approximately one mile and see hundreds of years of history.
Once you have experienced your tour you will be able to say you have seen:
- Mitre Square
- Hanbury Street
- Goulston Street
- The 10 Bells
- Gunthorpe Street
- Itchy Park
Did you know?
The Police used to issue the prostitutes with whistles so they could raise the alarm and call for officers on the beat. Next morning the officers would collect the whistles from the local pawn shops.
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, often referred to as London’s “Curry Mile,” is a vibrant cultural hub bursting with street art, trendy boutiques, and a diverse array of international cuisine, with a particular focus on Indian and Bangladeshi dishes. Known for its bustling Sunday market that’s a haven for foodies, antique collectors, and fashion lovers alike, it’s an eclectic mix of the traditional and the contemporary.
The Tower of London, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an iconic castle with nearly a thousand years of history, home to the Crown Jewels, royal armouries, and infamous tales of intrigue. Step back in time as you explore its imposing White Tower, medieval walls, and the haunting Traitors’ Gate, providing an unforgettable journey into the city’s royal past.