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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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One of my favorite activities on our London trip

We spent a week in London and decided to take this tour on a whim. I am so glad we did as it was... read more

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An informative and entertaining evening

Our tour met outside Aldgate East Underground Station Exit 4. We had a little trouble finding this... 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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Hours Today: 19:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Aldgate East Underground Station, Exit 4, London E1 8EY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent a week in London and decided to take this tour on a whim. I am so glad we did as it was one of my favorite activities we did. I liked the small group - there were only about 20; so it was...More

Thank TwoLabsandaWestie
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour met outside Aldgate East Underground Station Exit 4. We had a little trouble finding this exit, but finally found it next to the big university building. We were efficiently booked in and started on our way with Philip onto an extremely informative tour...More

Thank bblackburn31
Richard J, Owner at Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your comments and its great to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Philip and found the tour to be enjoyable and informative. Regards Richard

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Angie gave a fabulously descriptive tour that included photos and terrifying details. Loved it and would do it again.

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Richard J, Owner at Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your comments. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Angie and that her delivery was enjoyed by all. We look forward to welcoming you back Best wishes Richard

Reviewed 3 days ago

Ever since I took the tour of Tower of London in 2004, I wanted to join this tour as our tour guide recommend this tour in the evening. Finally in 2017 when I visited London again, I managed to have a free evening on a...More

Thank Kim025Singapore
Richard J, Owner at Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Kim Thank you for your review and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Philip. Its great to hear his enthusiasm and passion shows in his delivery and its great to hear that we were able to show you a...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the second time I've taken a Jack the Ripper walking tour and I wasn't disappointed. Angie is a great storyteller - she set the mood and told a very engaging tale of crimes, destitution and murder. She didn't hold back on the details...More

Thank SparkyandEloise
Richard J, Owner at Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for you review and we are pleased that you enjoyed the tour with Angie. Its great to hear that you enjoyed her sympathetic retelling of the case. We look forward to welcoming you back on another Ripper tour Best wishes Richard

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We couldn't have been happier with our tour. It was brilliant. John knew his stuff and told great facts about the mystery/legend that is Jack the Ripper. He was always looking out for the group and making us feel comfortable. There was a little bit...More

Thank Matt W
Richard J, Owner at Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Matt Thank you for your review, its great to hear that you enjoyed your tour with John. Its good also to hear that you felt he was ensuring groups comfort. John's latest book has just been published so do look out for this if...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide is as Angie, she was waiting at the meeting location a good 15 minutes before the tour started and greeted overy one warmly. We waiting until Angie was happy everyone had arrived and made our way on he tour. The content of...More

Thank iamposydesigns
Richard J, Owner at Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review and its good to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Angie. Its great to hear that Angie was able to transport you back to time of the Ripper. We do feel its important to treat the subject and in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Angie was one of the best tour guides i have had. she has a way of telling stories that made me feel in 1888, she caught my attention and was also funny. I completely recommend a tour with her.

Thank Shant G
Richard J, Owner at Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Shant Thank you for your comments. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Angie and that she was able to take you back to the time of the Ripper. Regards Richard

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Angie made this tour so informative and lively! The photos and the narrative took us back in time and we visited a part of London we probably would not have seen. Great Job Angie!More

Thank Patty R
Richard J, Owner at Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Patty Thank you for your comments and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Angie. Certainly its a great area to visit and often overlooked so its great to hear that were able to show you a different area and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide Angie was awesome. She was funny, serious, and really knew her stuff. It was a steamy hot night but I was so wrapped up in the story I didn't even notice the heat. I highly suggest the tour to anyone looking to learn...More

Thank profchuggy
Richard J, Owner at Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Angie and that she was able to transport you back to the times of 'Jack'. Best wishes Richard

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jmcboogey
What is the maximum number of people allowed on each tour?
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
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Carolyn F
Is this appropriate for pre-teens? or too scary?
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
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