Private Tour

Museum of London & Roman Highlights Tour

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£439

Duration

3 hours

Language

Highlights

  • Take a dramatized walk through a selected collection of must-see London Roman ruins & highlights
  • Explore the best Roman exhibits at the Museum of London
  • Learn about Roman London, its birth, history and legacy and the city called Londonieum
  • Discover how Londinium came to life and what daily life was like for Romans in the city 2,000 years ago
  • See a segment of the original Roman City Wall that once surrounded all of London
  • Visit the sites of the old Roman baths, The Forum and a Roman Temple
  • Go to the very location of London’s Roman Amphitheater, holding up to 6,000 spectators for public events, animal fighting, public executions and, of course, gladiatorial combat
  • Visit the famous London Stone – one of London’s most ancient landmarks, claimed to be a Druidic altar, a Roman milestone, and the magical ‘heart of London’
  • Explore the original City of London in open spaces, away from large crowds of tourists

Description

Start your visit to London with over 2,000 years of history! This fully guided tour offers a more in-depth introduction to Roman London, it’s highlights and impact on England today as well as its fall.  On this fully guided tour with a local expert English speaking guide you will explore Roman archaeological ruins that are located in the City of London.

Whether you are a novice or have a more in-depth knowledge of the Roman Empire’s expansion into London this engaging tour will inspire your curiosity and expand your knowledge while you visit the highlights of Roman London that still exists today while you experience a behind-the-scenes tour of London that most people never get to see. With much of Roman London underground, this expertly curated tour will show you remaining structures, some in incredible condition that have survived for over 2,000 years. This walking tour takes you into the original Londinium where your expert guide will show you some of the most intact sections of the old Roman city wall which spanned the entire old Roman fort that served as a major commercial center for the Roman Empire until its abandonment during the 5th century. Understand how the Romans built the city where London now stands, bridging the Thames River and creating Londinium from around AD 50 to 410, the largest city in Britannia and a vital international port. This remarkable tour also takes you to locations that most visitors would never discover on their own including a Roman crypt visit with the original flooring of a Roman house When available this tour will also visit the famed Temple of Mithras located in the City of London. In summary, this tour provides a fascinating insight on the very earliest history of modern London where tour guests visit locations that few visitors get to explore.

Good to Know

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Inclusions
  • Tour is led by an expert English-speaking local Guide.
  • Includes entrance to the Museum of London - Be immersed in the story of Roman London to the present, through a collection of museum items and exhibits – to incredible stories of how the Romans ruled Britannia for over 300 years.
  • Visit the most famous 20th-century Roman discoveries in London including the original Roman walls, crypts, temples and pavements and baths.
Exclusions
  • Food & Drink
  • Transportation
Before you book
  • We cannot accommodate strollers or baby carriages.
  • Wheelchairs, motorised scooters, or any other device to assist mobility are not recommended.
  • Participants should be in good health, consult first with your doctor if you have any medical condition or are not used to regular exercise.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as this tour involves a fair amount of walking, including over uneven surfaces, cobblestones, hills, inclines/declines and stairs.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Changes or cancellations requested less than 24 hours before the tour departure time are not possible.
  • Minimum numbers apply, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation.
  • Anybody under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by somebody aged 18 years or older.

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