Take an unforgettable walk through Victorian London! See the incredible wealth of London’s upper crust in the opulent buildings and then walk a few streets over to see what used to house some of the most squalid slums. Finish your tour by visiting the Highgate cemetery and see graves of some of the city’s most famous citizens!
Enjoy vivid stories and historical information from a guide who specialises in Victorian History. Begin your tour at the iconic King’s Cross Train Station as you learn how the train changed the course of history. Make your way to the Renaissance Hotel then St. Pancras Old Church while you hear about the reality of life for the type of people who were evoked so vividly by writers like Charles Dickens.
Then you’ll hop on the tube where you’ll learn about the epic history of the world’s oldest subway system – also a product of the Victorian era. Disembark at Archway station and stroll through Highgate Village as you work your way towards the highlight of the tour: Highgate Cemetery – the most beautiful and atmospheric of London’s “Magnificent Seven” Cemeteries.
To end your tour, you’ll pop over to the West Cemetery to see the grave of Karl Marx, whose ideas and theories captured the tensions of the Victorian era and predicted the way they would continue to affect the world today. After your tour ends, your guide will lead you back to King’s Cross to give you plenty of hints and tips on London!
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Depart from: King’s Cross Train Station, Euston Road, London, Greater London N1 9AL
Please note: This tour includes an underground train ride. Due to the underground station not being wheelchair accessible, this tour is not suited to people confined to a wheelchair, as it requires going up and down stairs.
Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
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