Greater London, United Kingdom
This exciting evening tour allows you to walk in the footsteps of London’s most infamous serial killer. Prepare yourself for the gruesome tales of London’s East End in 1888, brought to life by our expert Ripperologist guide and enjoy a delicious sample of authentic fish and chips.
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Stop At: Evan Evans Tours, Road Victoria 258 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1BS England
Evan Evans Tours is the oldest and largest sightseeing company in London and has been accompanying visitors on city tours and out-of-town excursions since 1930.
Evan Evans Tours is owned by The Travel Corporation of 25 highly successful travel and tourism companies including Trafalgar Tours, Insight Vacations, Contiki Holidays and Red Carnation Hotels. The Travel Corporation is committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality and guest service and this this follows for each individual brand.
Duration: 10 minutes
Pass By: Fleet Street, Fleet St, London EC4A England
Drive by Fleet Street
Stop At: Whitechapel Road, London England
For three months during the late 19th century, the Whitechapel area of London was enveloped in fear. During this period, a series of murders known as the 'Whitechapel Murders' took place; five women were murdered and brutally mutilated by a killer that was never caught. To this day, the identity of the killer remains a mystery, and well over a hundred theories exist today that attempt to lift the veil on the identity of one of history's most elusive murderers.
Wander the same dark, cobbled streets and alleyways as the Ripper's victims and visit the murder sites as our expert tour guide reveals the gruesome, horrific details behind their deaths and how the killer mutilated his victims in trademark fashion. Listen as our expert tour guide brings the history of 19th century Whitechapel to life and reveals an area gripped by fear and uncertainty.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Old Spitalfields Market, 16 Horner Square, London E1 6EW England
You'll also visit Spitalfields Market and the Ten Bells pub, where it is rumoured the killer visited and selected his unwitting victims from as they drank their troubles away.
Duration: 10 minutes
Pass By: St. Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England
Drive past St. Paul's Cathedral
Pass By: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England
Throughout the summer of 1887, much to the consternation of the authorities, the poor and the destitute of London had been congregating in Trafalgar Square to sleep rough in the open air.
By October this was being seen in official circles as a direct challenge to the forces of law, and order and the Home Secretary, Sir Henry Matthews, tasked Sir Charles Warren, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, with ensuring that the practice was stamped out sooner rather than later.