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London: Jack The Ripper Walking Tour

London: Jack The Ripper Walking Tour

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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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      Meet outside the Whitechapel Gallery, directly opposite exit 3 of Aldgate East Tube Station.

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      • Comfortable shoes
      • Weather-appropriate clothing

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      • Smoking
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      • Unaccompanied minors

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      • Tours operate rain or shine.
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      4.6 /5

      based on 1676 reviews

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      Superb …. The guide Andre kept the pace going in difficult busy streets with a few drunks about but the story of the ripper built up … he doesn’t give much away but builds the story and the final summing up bonds his theories together … it’s very clever … Many of the old buildings have gone , but he paints the picture of how it was . The projector really I think in my opinion add much I was a bit disappointed with it … but he is the star of the show . I left there with the conclusion of the killer after hearing so many theories … great tour … a must They could do with an extra guide just to keep you all tight together and it would make many feel safer as the London streets in that area are rough and full of idiots … an extra guide would be 100%

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      October 7, 2021

      This tour was good but not brilliant. In my opinion there was too many in our group approx 35-40 people which made it hard to hear the guide as he was speaking to his left,centre and right so if you were in his right you couldn't make out what he said to people on left and you had to wait on people catching up at each stop.The guide has a big folder which he shows you pictures not impressed with that, a light would need to put up against it as it was hard to see as it was dark .The projector doesnt come out till half way through tour.The tour guide Mick was brilliant very informative very entertaining .be prepared to walk alot. you get to see the ten bells bar and spitalfield market which we went back to next day and explored and loved.if it was a smaller group it would have been perfect.

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      September 28, 2021

      Sinead hopefully spelt that right. Was out guide on a lovely warm September evening. Visited a number of locations associated with Jack the Ripper and found the descriptions of life in London back then fascinating. Visited places you would not normally dsee if you were just wandering around on our own. After the walk out guide was very helpful in answering questions. We did retrace part of the walk and visited the ten bells pub. But you will need to go on the walk to find about that. Lee and Mary

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      September 7, 2021

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