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Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours

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Address: Aldgate East Underground Station | Toynbee Hall Exit, London E1, England
Phone Number: 02085308443
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Description: Our Jack the Ripper tour takes place seven nights a week at 7pm. We meet...
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.
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Went for a tour this evening (29th). Overcast at the start and then heavy torrential rain. A few dropped out but I found our guide (John) to be interesting and knowledgable. He... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went for a tour this evening (29th). Overcast at the start and then heavy torrential rain. A few dropped out but I found our guide (John) to be interesting and knowledgable. He was informative without sounding like he was reading from a script. He took us to key locations and showed us pictures too. Despite other tours being in the... More 

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Stone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Did the tour as part of a school trip. I had done the London Walk Tour before but never the Discovery one. Frankly they are both as good as one another and I was not bored as the format was slightly different. The tour guide John was great, full of knowledge and very entertaining. He also had pictures of the... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We did the tour last night on the 26th March and are tour guide (called John) both my wife and I had travelled up from east sussex to do the walk and we were not disappointed as John showed a great deal of knowledge and it was a pleasure to be with. I would recommend this walk with this company... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

we did this tour recently on our trip to London. John our guide was wonderful. he answered all questions and was very knowledgeable on all things Jack the Ripper and the the local area. thanks for a great evening

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Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Brilliant guide really informative,and good fun would recommend.Had an indepth talk and guide offered any questions to be asked at end of tour.

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Suffolk, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

After doing a bit of interweb research, I found this tour. It did take several attempts to get through on the phone, but when I did, the lady on the other end was very helpful and polite. A email was sent out, saying when and when to meet up, and the guide arrived bang on time. We were split into... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

After a two hours train ride from Brussels to London, we dropped our luggage and went straight to the tour. A very friendly young chap called John-call-me-Johnny Chambers guided us for a two hours' tour and told us the dark history of the area (East End). We all are familiar withe the name Jack the Ripper. Now, we know exactly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Great time on this evening tour with John, the tour guide. Wear comfy shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. Only down side were the number of other Ripper tours going on that restricted access to some of the historical sites.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Our guide, Lindsey was both informative and entertaining. She was happy to answer any questions people had and kept the group riveted with her descriptions of the murders and conspiracy theories. Her obvious passion for the subject kept the whole group engaged regardless of their level of knowledge on the subject. Would highly recommend and will be back for a... More 

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Our guide, Lindsay, was wonderful. She has done extensive research on JTR and is quite an authority, and entertaining as well. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Go with the experts and take this tour!

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Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden squares, these days you're more likely to catch a cutting edge fashionista scurrying through its age old lanes than criminals of any sort.Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden squares, these days you're more likely to catch a cutting edge fashionista scurrying through its age old lanes than criminals of any sort.
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