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London's Modern Architecture Walking Tour

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Tour Duration
3.5 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Learn about the influence of Roman London, St. Paul's Cathedral, and World War II on the layout of the British capital
  • Enjoy a sneak preview at the latest addition to the Tate Modern
  • Visit a complex, multi-faceted building made of just 3 molded shapes
  • Decide for yourself if the controversial eco-building deserves the Worst New Building title
Get a crash course in the last 10 years of London's architectural and urban development. See 17 of the strangest and most spectacular structures the city has to offer, all in a single afternoon, on a guided walking tour that takes in 3 separate areas.
What to Expect
On this 3.5-hour guided walk your guide will show you London's latest architectural wonders, and you’ll get the inside story on some of its most iconic structures.

The tour focuses on the last 10 years of London's architectural development, but also considers important historic structures. You’ll discover the most loved and the most hated modern buildings in London.

Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and the Bankside Power Station, and hear how they continue to influence the fabric of London’s architectural environment.

After meeting at the Southwark tube station, you’ll cross the Thames River and begin your tour of the most unusual, extravagant and futuristic buildings of The City.

See over 17 of London's most unusual buildings and spaces, as you learn about the construction of each building and the design of the city as a whole.

The walking tour takes you through 3 different areas of London, and you’ll have a break at the mid-way point for a rest and coffee.

Your tour ends in the center of London’s modern development, at a building that has been voted the Most Admired.
What's Included
  • 3.5-hour guided walking tour
What's Not Included
  • Cost of refreshments during the coffee break
Meeting Point

The meeting point is outside the Southwark tube station. Your guide will be holding an Insider London sign.

What to Remember
Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella in case the weather's less than perfect.
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