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London: Jack The Ripper Walking Tour

London: Jack The Ripper Walking Tour

From US$ 19.87 per person

Follow in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper and his unfortunate victims on a walking tour of London’s East End. Visit the sites of his murders and learn about the mysteries and rumors surrounding the unsolved serial crimes.

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  • Marvel as the streets of Victorian London are brought to life
  • Learn the facts and conspiracies surrounding the identity of Jack of the Ripper
  • Be terrified by tales of the hideous crimes of Jack the Ripper from your expert guide
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Take a spine chilling walking tour of London's historic Whitechapel district, and follow in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper's terrifying killing spree of the autumn of 1888. The tour explores how a series of terrible murders gripped the East End of London. Explore the historical background of the Whitechapel murders. Examine how public perception of these gruesome but gripping crimes has been shaped, and compare it to the reality of 1888 as you go to the sites menaced by Jack the Ripper. Play detective as you’re given a profile of some of the most likely suspects. Get out your magnifying glass and try to figure out whodunnit!
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    • People with back problems

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      Meeting point

      The meeting point is at street level just Outside exit 1 of Aldgate East tube station (located directly outside Aldgate Tower at the Junction of Whitechapel High Street and Leman Street. E1 8FA).

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      • Comfortable shoes
      • Weather-appropriate clothing

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      • Pets
      • Smoking
      • Luggage or large bags
      • Unaccompanied minors

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      • Tours operate rain or shine.
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      4.6 /5

      based on 1682 reviews

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      Our tour guide Jeremy was energetic and enthusiastic. He made us feel comfortable and involved. It was a great tour and the 2 hours felt like they flew by. He was very informative and made it a fun experience. We were running slightly behind due to rail closures and they couldn’t accommodate us enough. They guided us over the telephone to catch up with the tour and didn’t make us feel bad for being slightly late.

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      August 12, 2020

      Philip was well informed, engaging and entertaining. The geography of London and the continual rejuvination of the city mean that it is a little hard to get a real picture of the Victorian London in which these crimes were committed but his descriptions were vivid and his retelling clear. He can't help it if most of the sites have been built over now after all!

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      March 3, 2020

      Amazing Tour! Our excellent tour guide Philip made a great impression about what kind of person the notorious Jack The Ripper really was. With lots of different character introductions and scenes you will be taken at night to various murder delicts with still some of the old original buildings and scenery left! Who was Jack The Ripper? Let Philips take you back in time! “A passionned ripperologist with an hilarious sense of humor, exclusive details, pictures and murder delicts.” Laura & Remon

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      March 3, 2020

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      Product ID: 25875

      VA ID: 390515