City of London Historical London Walk

City of London Historical London Walk

The City of London walk takes us down alleyways and courtyards that hide centuries of history. The Square Mile has been destroyed twice – once in the Great Fire and again in the Blitz, but it remains the beating heart of London and continues to evolve and change.
Starting and finishing at St Paul’s Cathedral this walk is a unique insight into London life from Roman times to the 21st century.
* Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




The City of London walk takes us down alleyways and courtyards that hide centuries of history. The Square Mile has been destroyed twice – once in the Great Fire and again in the Blitz, but it remains the beating heart of London and continues to evolve and change.
Starting and finishing at St Paul’s Cathedral this walk is a unique insight into London life from Roman times to the 21st century.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Postman’s Park, 2 King Edward Street, London EC1A 1HQ England

Once a city graveyard and then a place of relaxation for post office workers. Now a place for quiet contemplation, complete with an unusual memorial

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Guildhall, 71 Basinghall St, London EC2V 7HH, UK

The administrative heart of the city. We discover the remains of the Roman amphitheatre and recount the impact of the Blitz on this area.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LR England

Once the Roman forum and a marketplace ever since. Discover the story of Old Tom the goose and the scene of Diagon Alley from the Harry Potter movies.

Duration: 20 minutes