Explore London’s History with an Archaeologist

Explore London's History with an Archaeologist

Discover the entire history of this incredible city from its roots as the Roman settlement of Londinium, through the tumultuous medieval period, and up to the modern day. You’ll visit major landmarks such as Tower Bridge, The Tower of London, and St Paul’s Cathedral, as well as less famous sites like the remains of the original London Bridge, the world’s first ever subway, and other hidden gems usually unknown to tourists. See the Roman wall, London’s amphitheatre where gladiators did battle, amazing churches, cathedrals, and much more!

All guided by a professional archaeologist with a decade of experience working on excavations across the globe. Not only will you learn about these remarkable pieces of history, you will leave with an understanding of why they are so important and how they shaped the London of today.
* Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Discover the entire history of this incredible city from its roots as the Roman settlement of Londinium, through the tumultuous medieval period, and up to the modern day. You’ll visit major landmarks such as Tower Bridge, The Tower of London, and St Paul’s Cathedral, as well as less famous sites like the remains of the original London Bridge, the world’s first ever subway, and other hidden gems usually unknown to tourists. See the Roman wall, London’s amphitheatre where gladiators did battle, amazing churches, cathedrals, and much more!

All guided by a professional archaeologist with a decade of experience working on excavations across the globe. Not only will you learn about these remarkable pieces of history, you will leave with an understanding of why they are so important and how they shaped the London of today.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 2UP England

We will walk across Tower Bridge towards the Tower of London

Stop At: Roman wall ofLondonium, London Tower, London EC3R 7NA England

See what remains of the Roman wall which surrounded the City of London

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Tower of London, St Katharine’s & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB England

You will see the Tower from the best viewing point for pictures and as we walk across Tower Bridge an around the Tower I will tell you all about it’s history.

Pass By: London Bridge, London SE1 9DD England

See what remains of the original Medieval London Bridge.

Stop At: London Mithraeum, 12 Walbrook, London EC4N 8AA England

An ancient Roman temple only rediscovered by archaeologists in the 1950’s. Opening dependent on COVID.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. Dunstan’s Church, Stepney Green, London England

Learn about the history of this church which ha been ravaged by the multiple destructive phases in London’s history

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: London’s Roman Amphitheatre, Guildhall, City of London, London EC2V 5AE England

See the remains of London’s Roman Amphitheatre. Access COVID dependent.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. Stephen Walbrook, 39 Walbrook, London EC4N 8BN England

Beautiful Middle Age church designed by the famous Christopher Wren.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: St. Paul’s Cathedral, St Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England

See and learn about the history of one of London’s most iconic buildings.