London City Sightseeing Tour Including Tower of London and City of London

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  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3858EE002
See the best of London in an afternoon, with a visit to the Tower of London and a city tour including St Paul's Cathedral. The tour also includes a ticket for a sightseeing cruise from the Tower of London to Westminster Pier, to be used after your tour or another time.
Pop in your state-of-the-art Vox headphones as your tour starts and listen to your guide talking clearly about each site. If you want to wander aside and take photos of attractions, you won’t miss any of the commentary!

First stop is a guided tour of Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral. Crowned by the magnificent dome that continues to dominate the London skyline, the cathedral was rebuilt after the Great Fire of London in 1666. In recent years it has seen the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, to Lady Diana Spencer and, most recently, the thanksgiving services for both the Golden Jubilee and 80th Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen.

Then it's on to the Tower of London, the ancient fortress steeped in centuries of murder and treason, guarded by jet-black ravens. The splendidly dressed Beefeaters will tell you about the Tower's history, including tragic tales of royals and nobles who met their end within its walls. You'll also see the fabulous Crown Jewels, including the 6,000-year-old Koh-I-Noor diamond and impressive coronation regalia. Before you leave the tower, your guide will hand you a ticket for sightseeing cruise to Westminster Pier. The ticket can be used after your tour, or any other day of your choice (up until March 31, 2016).

You'll then continue by coach to the City of London, that famous square mile where brash new architecture towers above buildings dating back to medieval times. The Romans founded Londinium here 2,000 years ago, and the city's square mile of narrow streets follows the cramped medieval street plan.
You'll see the glorious dome of St. Paul's Cathedral, the elegant Mansion House, home to the Lord Mayor of London, and the nearby Bank of England, known as the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street, at the heart of the City.

St Paul’s Cathedral is closed to the public on Sundays and following dates: December 23 2014, February 4, 18, March 19, April 3 and May 12 2015. On these dates, there will be a photo stop outside the Cathedral and the tour will visit Tower Bridge Exhibition or Banqueting House instead.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
The Original London Visitors Centre, near Trafalgar Square
Departure Time:
1:00pm
Duration:
4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Concludes at Westminster at approximately 6:00pm

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Pricing information

London City Sightseeing Tour Including Tower of London and City of London

London City Sightseeing Tour Including Tower of London and City of London

Inclusions:
  • Drive through City of London
  • Entrance to see Crown Jewels
  • Guided tour of Tower of London
  • Guided tour of St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Blue Badge English speaking guide
  • Transportation in air-conditioned coach (maximum 50 people)
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please note: St Paul’s Cathedral is closed to the public on Sundays:  there will be a photo stop outside the Cathedral and the tour will visit Tower Bridge Exhibition or Banqueting House instead
  • Please note: St Paul's Cathedral is closed on the following dates: July 2, October 6, 12 and November 12 2016- there will be a photo stop outside the Cathedral and longer time spent at the Tower of London and include a Thames River ticket.
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Stephanie F, June 2016

Excellent tour! I highly recommend it! Guide was pleasant and knowledgable.

Reviewed by: Edward A, June 2016

This tour was amazing!

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