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London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour

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Greater London, United Kingdom

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 2 more
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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

East London boasts an ever-changing tableau of street art, representative of the area’s cultural melting-pot. On this private walking tour, explore one of the city’s coolest corners alongside a local guide. Discover the origin of Cockney rhyming slang, browse the vintage boutiques of Shoreditch and inhale the fragrant aromas of Brick Lane’s curry houses, all the while passing vibrant examples of street art. This private tour allows you to customize your itinerary and receive undivided attention from your guide.
  • Ideal for those seeking an alternative experience of London
  • Search Shoreditch and Brick Lane for ever-changing examples of street art
  • Listen to legends of Jack the Ripper and discover the origin of Cockney rhyming slang
  • Receive undivided attention and customize the itinerary of this private tour
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Guided Walking Tour
Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
Duration 2 - 2.5 Hours
Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)

Departure Point

Kindertransport statue at Liverpool Street Station, 14 Liverpool St, London EC2M 7NH, UK

Return Details

Shoreditch, London, UK
Greet your private guide at the Goat Statue on Brushfield Street and receive a cultural overview of London’s East End. Areas such as Shoreditch and Brick Lane have recently undergone a radical transformation from working-class neighborhoods to trendy districts famed for cutting-edge fashion and art.

Start by strolling towards Shoreditch High Street and listen to tales of the East End’s former glory: ruled by the Kray gangsters and replete with pie shops and jellied eel stands, the former East End has all but disappeared.

Wander along Brick Lane, home to a distinct mix of curry houses and vintage clothes shops, and admire the area’s cultural melting pot. Discover the origins of Cockney rhyming slang and hear chilling tales of Jack the Ripper before capturing photographs of street art from iconic figures such as Banksy and Shepard Fairey.

Before bidding your guide farewell, you'll receive recommendations on how to spend your time in the area. Your tour concludes at Shoreditch High Street station.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
East End
Meet your private guide at 10am or 2pm in east London, then head through the vibrant streets to begin your walking tour. Home to some of the capital’s most talented street artists, east London is alive with etchings, stencils and artwork in all styles and colors. Explore areas such as Brick Lane, Shoreditch, and Spitalfields Market, and gain insight into their transformation from working-class neighborhoods to trendy centers of fashion and art. Along the way, enjoy a cultural overview of London’s East End — from its troubled years under the control of the Kray Twins to today — and admire diverse street art by the likes of Shepard Fairey and Banksy. Learn of the origins of Cockney rhyming slang and the rise of hipsters in Shoreditch, stroll past bustling curry houses and stylish galleries, and soak up the atmosphere in this colorful corner of London. When your walking tour comes to an end, wave goodbye to your guide at Shoreditch High Street Station.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Petticoat Lane Market
After meeting your guide by Liverpool Street Station, you will make your way to Petticoat Lane Market, a world-famous market established over 400 years ago by the French Huguenots who sold petticoats and lace from the stalls. It is known today for selling mainly clothes for men, women and children.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Artillery Passage
You will then visit Artillery Passage, where you will be offered a glimpse into 17th Century London. Despite the modern urban changes made, the conservation area will offer you a view into narrow lanes, passages and courtyards, where you will get a rare snapshot of the historic inner city.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Old Spitalfields Market
Next you will explore Old Spitalfields Market, one of the finest surviving Victorian Market halls in London. Built in the 1800s, the market was refurbished in the early 2000s and is now one of the city’s most unique shopping, eating and drinking destinations with an array of boutique fashion, design and lifestyle stores and distinctive restaurants.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Whitechapel
Afterwards you will walk through Whitechapel, the location of the infamous Whitechapel Murders of Jack the Ripper in the late 1880s.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Brick Lane
You will then visit Brick Lane, a popular location in East London. Running from Bethnal Green through Spitalfields all the way to Whitechapel, the street is known for its breweries and markets whilst also the home to a striving artistic community. Walking along, you will be able to enjoy all the impressive street art around you.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
High Street
You will also walk along Shoreditch High Street, the old main street of Shoreditch. The street provides a perfect base for visitors looking to check out trendy bars and authentic restaurants and always has vibrant atmosphere.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Babylon Tours London
Say “Cheerio” to the dusty, stodgy tours of yesteryear. At Babylon Tours, our London is fresh and engaging – the one that you probably want to experience. Join us on a private or small group tour through the National Gallery and the British Museum or hit the streets through a historic tour of the center and (maybe) catch a glimpse of Kate or the rest of the royal family. Our young, energetic guides at Babylon Tours will introduce you to London in the best way possible, from Big Ben to the street art of its multicultural East End.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Notes: The tour route may be affected by national celebrations. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an alternative route still being able to see all the highlights on the tour. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. No large bags or suitcases are allowed during this tour. We recommend comfortable shoes, a bottle of water, umbrella in case of rain and hat during summer. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some can’t be visited from the inside.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Babylon Tours London

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour.

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