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Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours

| Aldgate East Underground Station, Exit 4, London E1 8EY, England
+44 20 8530 8443
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Such a good tour

Totally loved this tour. Our guide Angie was so knowledgeable on the whole history of the area... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kylie A
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Enthusiastic and knowledgable guide

First of all, I admit I was late for the tour, entirely my own fault. I thought I'd be 15min early... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Join London's original Jack the Ripper CSI tour led by expert authors who have written books on the world's most infamous murder mystery. Step by step we will spirit you back in time to the cobbled streets of the Victorian East End of London where we will conduct a fact filled inspection of the Jack the Ripper murder sites in the course of which no stone will be left unturned and no shadowy recess left unvisited. Our guides John Bennett, Philip Hutchinson, Richard Jones and Lindsay Siviter are internationally recognised s being amongst the leading experts on the case and have appeared on every television documentary about Jack the Ripper. You will enjoy the full story of the murders that shook Victorian London and will have the opportunity to peruse our exclusive collection of 19th century photographs and documents that will breathe life into the atmospheric history that will surround you. So if you are looking for a Jack the Ripper tour be sure to join the expert led expedition that will bring you up to date on all the latest facts and information about the ultimate whodunit.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Aldgate East Underground Station, Exit 4, London E1 8EY, England
+44 20 8530 8443

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Totally loved this tour. Our guide Angie was so knowledgeable on the whole history of the area, jack the ripper and his victims. The 2hrs flew by. Loved the photos that got passed around and small group size.

Thank Kylie A
Reviewed 2 days ago

First of all, I admit I was late for the tour, entirely my own fault. I thought I'd be 15min early for a 7:30 tour and instead I was 15min late for a 7:00 tour. Oops! Luckily, when I realized my mistake on the way...More

Thank cherryredtoenails
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Angie and she did a great job describing the Whitechapel of 1888, the life of the people and (in great detail) the murders of mr. Ripper Her style was juicy and enthusiastic, with a perfect way to pump up the suspense,...More

Thank Sébastien V
Reviewed 6 days ago

Jack the Ripper tours have become a small industry in Whitechapel Area . The tour groups all meet about the same time and meander about pointing out most of the murder sites along with their version of " who-done-it"... Our tour guide was Philip. He...More

Thank czyz1958
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great tour around the sites of the Whitechapel murder scenes and surrounding streets. Our guide Angie, dressed to suit, was fantastic to listen to with her well scripted descriptions of the life and habits of the victims, the people and the times circa...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an absolute blast with our hilarious and very knowledgable guide Philip. We go around the nearby murder spots of Jack the Ripper, and stop by one by one dissecting what happened, and the near shaves the famed serial killer had. Philip provided us important...More

Thank Guillermo S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Philip was an excellent tour guide who was very knowledgeable about the subject. He was engaging and a bit of a nutter which helped lighten the mood on a very somber subject. It's a shame that most of the places have been lost to modern...More

Thank Jo w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just finished with the tour and we and a wonderful time. This was the one thing my daughter wanted to do on our first trip to London and we were not disappointed. Johnny was entertaining and very knowledgeable. Also he shared his chili recipe with...More

Thank gkelly1
Reviewed 1 week ago

After two hours with our guide John, we had learned a LOT - the crimes committed by Jack the Ripper put in context of life in the East End of London in 1888. He pitched it perfectly by giving us plenty of information (but not...More

Thank playtheblues
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was taken to different site and told the stories of about what happen you do get to see the places or any thing as it is all gone The stories were interesting but the was it many many tours going around all at the same...More

Thank chelsea6969
Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world
class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to
be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of
Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the
Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious
legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour
groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden
squares, these days you're more likely to catch a
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11 May 2017|
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Response from Richard J | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Groups are limited to approx 35 persons per guide, a suitable number for all to see and hear the guide. Also ensures that participants can ask any questions/quiz heir guides whilst they take the... More
Carolyn F
23 April 2015|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
The walk takes place at night and you walk through some dark back alleys and streets. There are vivid descriptions that take place of the crimes and some rather gruesome photographs are handed around which are optional to... More