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Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours

Aldgate East Underground Station | Toynbee Hall Exit, London E1, England (East End / East London)
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Ranked #52 of 674 Activities in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Our Jack the Ripper tour takes place seven nights a week at 7pm. We meet outside Aldgate East Underground Station. We ask you to book because we limit... more » Owner description: Our Jack the Ripper tour takes place seven nights a week at 7pm. We meet outside Aldgate East Underground Station. We ask you to book because we limit the number of participants on each tour to around 34 people per guide. We go straight into the old alleyways where the Jack the Ripper murders occurred in the autumn of 1888. Several of our guides are published authors on the subject. « less
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I went on the Jack the Ripper tour hoping for a little thrill & scare. Our tour guide was very witty, making the tour lots of fun. The tour is very insightful and informative and our guide new every detail of the ripper story. You don't visit all the sights, but photos and letters are shown to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

I'll start on a positive, the tour guide John knew his stuff and I learnt absolutely loads. That's about where the positives end. Despite being told we could ask questions we had to interrupt him to get a chance as at no point were we asked "any questions?" I had a ton on stuff I wanted to know that I... More

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Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

After taking this tour some years ago and thoroughly enjoying it due to the fantastic tour guide we had (who was also an actor) who brought the story and details to life and had us quite scared at times due to his wonderful story telling, I couldn't wait to go again and this time take a friend. I am so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I booked this tour for my partner who is into his history and has books on Jack the Ripper, myself I really knew not a lot! by the end of the tour this however had changed. John, our guide was extremely informative and showed so much enthusiasm it made the tour so enjoyable. He regularly asked if anyone had any... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This tour was very interesting. John's knowledge of the topic was very good. He was extremely entertaining and had great knowledge about the Jack the Ripper murders. He also had great info to share about the east end of London. Highly recommend.

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birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

myself and my wife went on the jack the ripper tour which was being taken by Lyndsey. as a ripper fanatic (I have a cupboard full of books and documentaries) I was really looking forward to this tour and I was not disappointed in fact I actually learned more about the subject... Lyndsey was absolutely fantastic and very knowledgeable on... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A fun and entertaining tour made so by the slightly eccentric guide Phillip! Couldn't fault his knowledge or presentation of the topic. Would definitely recommend this tour to others :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

I took this tour tonight and had John as our guide. Despite only living 30 minutes away and visiting London on more occasions than I could possibly count, I'd never done a Jack the Ripper tour until now! John was a great guide, taking us round all the locations pivotal to the story of the murders, passing on his substantial... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is the second time we have done this tour. The tour guide Lindsay has amazing knowledge of this subject and she delivers the tour in a manner that keeps you gripped from start to finish. Don't be fooled into booking other Jack tours. This is the original and the best.

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Crawley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Wasn;t sure what to expect from this, exceeded expectations, gory subject matter, the whitechapel murders commited between August/November 1888 then as soon as they started they stopped. Our guide John was very knowledgeable and had written books on the subject, going in to detail on locations, victims and suspects and also had original pictures of the old places as they... More

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