Roman London Private Walking Tour

Roman London Private Walking Tour

You don’t have to go to Rome to see Roman ruins, or even St Albans,  Bath or York.  Though people were all ready living here, it was the Romans who founded the modern city of Londinium that through the millennia has metamorphosed into today what is possibly the greatest city in the world.  

This private walking tour will take you to little visited spots in the heart of the City of London where the remains of Roman buildings can still be found, hidden amongst all the skyscrapers of the 21st century.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




You don’t have to go to Rome to see Roman ruins, or even St Albans,  Bath or York.  Though people were all ready living here, it was the Romans who founded the modern city of Londinium that through the millennia has metamorphosed into today what is possibly the greatest city in the world.  

This private walking tour will take you to little visited spots in the heart of the City of London where the remains of Roman buildings can still be found, hidden amongst all the skyscrapers of the 21st century.

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

We will see hundreds of Roman artefacts before going underground to visit the old Temple of Mithras.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The london stone, 111 Cannon Street, London England

Learn about the legendary stone that is as old as London itself.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St. Magnus The Martyr, Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6DN England

Here we will find possibly the only remaining part of the original Roman London Bridge.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Billingsgate Roman Bath House, 101 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6DL England

We will visit the locations of the Roman Baths in London.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: All Hallows By The Tower, Byward Street, London EC3R 5BJ England

In this beautiful old church amongst other things we will see the oldest archway in London as well as seeing the remains of an old Roman house

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. Dunstan in the East, St. Dunstan’s Hill, London EC3R 5DD England

Not strictly Roman related but perhaps the most beautiful and peaceful ruins in London.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Emperor Trajan Statue, A100, London EC3N 4DR, UK

Just outside the Tower of London we will see the statue of this legendary Roman Emperor

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tower of London, St Katharine’s & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB England

We will pass by the Tower of London, home of The Crown Jewels and just outside the old Roman City of London

Duration: 5 minutes

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

This old Victorian market is built on top of its Roman predecessor and if we are lucky we might get to see a chunk of it where you’d least expect it.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: London Wall, The Tower of London Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB England

We will visit several different parts of the old Roman Wall that at one time surrounded the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Royal Exchange Building London, Threadneddle St Mansion House, London England

Standing in front of this magnificent old building is like being in ancient Rome.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Mansion House of City of London, Walbrook, London EC4N 8BH England

The old official residence of the Lord Mayor of London

Stop At: Guildhall, Gresham Street, London EC2 7HH England

The beautiful old hall which is central to the ancient City of London Corporation dominates the square but if you look closer we will see the Roman connections.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: London’s Roman Amphitheatre, Guildhall Yard Guildhall Art Gallery, London EC2V 5AE England

Under the original Roman streets of London we will stand in the footsteps of Gladiators in the Roman Amphitheatre that was only discovered a few decades ago.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Bank of England, Threadneedle St, London EC2R 8AH, UK

The very heart of old Roman London with its majestic and overpowering stone buildings.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN England

We finish outside the Museum of London which has plenty of Roman history and artefacts inside. You’re welcome to spend a few hours here or return to the nearest tube station just a few minutes walk away.

Duration: 2 hours