Insider London Modern Architecture Walking Tour
Join a fascinating crash-course in the last ten years of London's architectural and urban development. See the strangest and most spectacular spaces that the city has to offer, all in one afternoon.
- Starting point: Please meet the guide outside the Southwark Tube Station. Your guide will be holding an Insider London sign.
- Start time: 10:00
- Duration: 3.5 hours
- Languages: English
Take part in this Modern Architecture Tour of London
Discover the futuristic walkways of London
Learn about the influence of Roman London, St Paul's Cathedral and World War II on the layout of London
Look forward to a sneak preview at the latest addition to Tate Modern
Visit a complex, multi-faceted building made of just three different molded shapes
See for yourself if the controversial eco-building deserves the title 'Worst New Building'
This tour focuses on the last ten years of London's architectural development, but also considers important historic structures.
We will visit St. Paul's Cathedral and the Bankside Power Station, as they continue to influence the fabric of the city's built environment.
After meeting at Southwark tube station, the walking tour crosses the Thames and through to the most unusual, extravagant and futuristic buildings of The City.
See over 17 of London's most unusual buildings and spaces, and learn not only about the construction of each building, but the design of the city as a whole.
The walking tour moves through three separate areas of London. A coffee break approximately half way through the tour allows customers to take a rest. Alternatively explore London's loved and hated Modernist buildings.
The tour finishes in the center of modern development, at a building voted 'Most Admired' around the globe.
What's Not Included:
Cost of refreshments at the coffee break are not included.
Good to Know:
Please wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella in the case of less than perfect weather.
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“Excellent, detailed tour.”
Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from München, Germany on July 26th, 2013 We were lucky in that it was just the three of us. Our guide Warren was really friendly and spoke English in a way that was really easy for us to understand, and he also took our requests into account. We had a highly interesting morning. Due to many questions on our part Warren extended the tour by about an hour at no additional cost!! The tour was really great, even for us laypeople.
Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Christchurch, New Zealand on June 20th, 2013 Felt like being led around town by that one teacher back in school that even the bad kids listen to cos he's just so funny and passionate about the subject! I went with my girlfriend who is from London and found it just as insightful as I did. WE saw a lot of the most recent developments on the London landscape including the Shard and the Gherkin and learned all about the historic roots of the city's modernity. Definitely recommend it to anyone! :-)
“tour with tobias”
Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from winchester, United Kingdom on March 31st, 2013 the tour covered a lot of ground and most of the key modern landmarks in the city. I had tobias as my guide who seemed to know his stuff and did a good job explaining the context of londons modern cityscape. Great afternoon.
“Modern Architectur Tour”
Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Bracknell, United Kingdom on September 6th, 2012 I took the 3 1/2 hour Modern Architecture Tour and remained fascinated throughout every second. Of course it probably helps that I am already very interested in architecture anyway, but I also went into the tour expecting to already know a lot of the information. Well, I knew some, but there was a LOT and Warren answered every one of my nerdy questions effortlessly and with a smile!
“Insider Architecture Tour”
Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Los Angeles, United States on April 28th, 2012 Tobias was our guide and we found him to be extremely knowledgeable. The tour group was small (I think 8, including 3 of us). The tour was very well organized and ran at a good pace. I learnt a lot and that's as much as one can ask for.
“Great success !”
Reviewed by Jan-Alexander from Bern, Switzerland on May 17th, 2011 Very interesting guide and tour.
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