Follow in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper and his unfortunate victims on a 2-hour walking tour of London’s East End. Visit the sites of his murders and learn about the mysteries and rumours surrounding the unsolved serial crimes.
What to Expect
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 2-hour tour explores how a series of terrible murders gripped the East End of London. It’s a story that can send shivers down your spine to this very day.
The discovery of a body set in motion one of the most famous man-hunts in London’s criminal history. For over 120 years Ripperologists and amateur sleuths have been trying and failing to discover the identity of the man known as Jack the Ripper.
Throughout the tour you will explore the historical background of the Whitechapel murders and their passing into a genre almost in their own right. 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 actual sites of the murders.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes early at your meeting point as the tour will leave promptly. The meeting point is at street level just Outside exit 4 of Aldgate East tube station (opposite side to White Hart Pub & Whitechapel Art Gallery).
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Know Before You Go
• This tour is conducted in English only