Enjoy a short tour around what remains of the western gate of London's Roman military fort (close to the Museum of London).
The fort once stood in the north-west corner of a huge wall that surrounded Londinium around 200 AD. You'll learn all about their discovery, their excavation and preservation.
Note: Due to the terrain this tour is not suitable for wheelchair users.
If you like Roman London then you might want to try the visiting the Guildhall Art Gallery as well, which houses the remains of the Roman amphitheatre in the basement. Have a read of Craig's review to see what it's like. You might be interested in his review of Billingsgate Roman Bath House as well. There's another piece of Roman pavement under All-Hallows-by-the-Tower church.
> Craig’s review of Museum of London – “The Museum of London tells the story of the city all the way back to the bones and stones of the prehistoric era. The only animals we have walking around Trafalgar Square these days are pigeons and squirrels, but back then we had a plain full of hippos and elephants. They've dug up monkey bones, lions, bison, bears... it was better than London Zoo! When you visit as… continued”
Somerset House Historical Highlights – Every Thu and Sat – This tour has tales about Tudor intrigues and the extravagant entertainments laid on during Georgian times
Guided walk around Charles Dickens’ London – Every Fri – This guided walk will take you around some of the most memorable streets and locations that Charles Dickens used in his novels.
11 — London’s cheapest sightseeing bus – Every day – If you don't fancy spending money on an open-top sightseeing bus, then there's a cheaper alternative — the No 11 bus.
City Highlights: The Top 10 sights – Every Mon, Wed and Sun – A two-hour guided walk around the Square Mile, showing you some of the most famous historical sites and buildings in the City of London.
Mansion House: The Lord Mayor’s Residence – Every Tue – Look inside the Lord Mayor of London's official residence at Mansion House and see the interior courtyard and famous Egyptian Hall.
Guided tour of Wren’s best churches – Every Tue and Thu – This guided walk will look at the outside of St Pauls Cathedral and at a selection of Christopher Wren's finest City churches
Guided walk around Roman Londinium – Every Wed and Sat – Walk through the streets of Roman Londinium and see what remains of the old city walls, military fort and amphitheatre
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Look for more guided tours happening in May
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