Guided tour

London: Jack the Ripper Guided Walking Tour

London: Jack the Ripper Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: See Your City
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From US$ 17.55 per person

Embark on a Jack the Ripper walking tour around Victorian London, with your very own suspect cards and Ripperologist guide leading the way.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English
Wheelchair accessible

The Original experience

  • Discover more about 19th-century London with an expert guide
  • Hear true-to-life stories of the unfortunate victims and shady suspects
  • Visit some of the real-life crime scenes around Whitechapel
  • See some of East End London's most notable sights, such as Spitalfields Market
  • Learn about the inspiration and cultural context behind Sherlock Holmes
Full description

Hit the streets of East End London on a Jack the Ripper mystery walking tour. Head back to 1888 with your expert Ripperologist guide as you try to solve the still-unsolved murders on this immersive experience.

Assess photographic evidence and hear true stories about the investigation to suss out the suspects. 'Investigate’ the alleged perpetrators and hear about the theories as to who committed some of the most shocking crimes in Britain's history. Learn more about the victims and everyday life in Whitechapel which was an impoverished neighborhood at the time. Your guide will even share gems about Victorian London, including the cultural context for enduring figures such as Sherlock Holmes.  Was Jack the Ripper ever close to being caught? Why did he choose Whitechapel? Where was any evidence discovered? Find all this out and more with your Ripperologist guide. Stops include:  • Brick Lane  • Christ Church  • Spitalfields Market • Mitre Square • Petticoat Lane • Ten Bells Pub

  • 2-hour Jack the Ripper walking tour
  • Expert Ripperologist guide
  • Food
  • Drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years

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Meeting point

• Meet your guide inside the west entrance of Altab Ali Park (Whitechapel Road). It's opposite the entrance to Aldgate East Tube Station and the Whitechapel Gallery. • Look for a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. This activity contains graphic details and visual content.
  •  This activity takes place entirely outdoors, so please come dressed for the weather
  • While this tour does not include stairs or many inclines, people with limited mobility should be aware of the varying conditions of public paths
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

based on 1050 reviews

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We had the German tour guide, & although she was a bit difficult to understand, she knew what she was talking about. The description of the tour says we will learn about the cultural context behind Sherlock Homes but he was not mentioned at all. We also were not really able to “investigate” the suspects ourselves. We did get to visit true crime scene areas, view photographs of the crimes and some of the suspects. I would have appreciated learning a little more about the evidence & if they were close to catching him or not. Overall it was a good experience & good way to learn about some of London’s most infamous history, while walking through the streets.

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May 21, 2022

Tom, the guide, was an awesome, enthusiastic, informative and a very entertaining guide. Had a lovely time. 2 hours went by as if it were only minutes. It's a good tour covering the story in detail and giving insights about London and the Whitechapel area at that time. Definitely would recommend it.

May 19, 2022

Big thanks to the really awesome guide Tom. It was such a nice experience. He explained so many interesting things and could answer any question about Jack the Ripper. Also he give some nice information about London itself and the streets you are going through. Walking through the streets of Whitechapel was really awesome. Thanks for making this such an amazing experience!!

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May 19, 2022

Product ID: 359535