A hidden world right in the heart of London, our London Templars and Bloomsbury tour is a truly immersive alternative walk that explores what was once the stronghold of the Knights Templars all the way to Bloomsbury, London’s literary capital. Ideal for lovers of history, architecture and secret routes, you will discover a completely new world tucked away from Holborn’s busy roads and commercial high street. “Who enters here leaves noise behind” Charles Dickens used to say. Beautiful gardens, miniature courtyards and graceful Gothic and Victorian buildings make this tour a unique and authentic gem that is out of the radar of most touristy routes. From the Knights Templars to movie settings join this unique experience to learn about the history of one of the strongest medieval orders, who used to protect pilgrims all around the world and established their stronghold right here in the heart of London.
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Pass By: Unexpected London, London SW184GT England
“Who enters here leaves noise behind” Charles Dickens. From London's literary capital to one of London’s best kept secrets, this tour walks you through time-locked lanes and tucked away squares, where some of the most important events in English history have happened. Interesting stories about Virginia Woolf, Mahatma Gandhi, Shakespeare and Charles Dickens combined with the music of Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd and the soundtracks of the Da Vinci Code, Mission Impossible, to Bridget Jones (just a few of the movies shot in the area), make up for an explosive and unique experience.
From Bloomsbury to the Inns Of Court this tour brings you back to the old England, where Charles Darwin and Karl Marx created history and where the wigged and robed English barrister have lived and worked for centuries.
Available only during the week (not at weekends), this experience will make you power- walk to the rhythm of some powerful movies.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes
- No heavy bags or backpacks, a light backpack is preferable
- Carry an anorak in case of rain
- Let us know of any physical issues before starting the tour
- Near public transportation
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
- Guided Sightseeing Tour
- Digital Photos and Playlist will be sent after the tour
Holborn Station, Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6AA, UK
2 hours 30 minutes
Returns to original departure point
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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