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Jack The Ripper Private Tour: London City Exploration Game

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Embark on a quest that will take you through the slashing grounds of the most infamous serial killer in history. With every step you take, you will get closer to solving a mystery that has baffled the world for more than a century: who was Jack the Ripper?

Highlights:
Wander into the sinister alleys where Jack the Ripper used to hunt his victims
Visit the sites of Jack the Rippers’ bloodiest murders
Step into the pub where Jack the Ripper’s victims had their last drinks
Meet the main suspects and find out details of the police investigation
Discover historic places around the vibrant neighborhood of Whitechapel in London’s East End.
Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, an outdoor escape game, and a treasure hunt.

Each clue will lead you from one place to another by providing you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. As you answer the questions, solve the challenge, or guess the answer, the secret story of each place is unlocked.

About This Deal

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: London Fruit & Wool Exchange, 1-10 Brushfield St, London E1 6EN, UK

Opening in 1929, when the volume of imported produce coming through the docks more than doubled in the ten years after the First World War, the mighty Fruit & Wool Exchange in Spitalfields was created to maintain London’s pre-eminence as a global distribution centre. The classical stone facade, closely resembling the design of Nicholas Hawksmoor’s Christ Church nearby, established it as a temple dedicated to fresh produce as fruits that were once unfamiliar, and fruits that were out of season, became available for the first time to the British people.

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Christ Church Spitalfields, Christ Church Commercial Street Spitalfields, London E1 6LY England

Christ Church Spitalfields is an Anglican church built between 1714 and 1729 to a design by Nicholas Hawksmoor. On Commercial Street in the East End and in today's Central London it is in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, on its western border facing the City of London, it was one of the first (and arguably one of the finest) of the so-called "Commissioners' Churches" built for the Commission for Building Fifty New Churches, which had been established by an Act of Parliament in 1711.

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Ten Bells Spitalfields, 84 Commercial St, London E1 6LY, UK

The Ten Bells is a public house at the corner of Commercial Street and Fournier Street in Spitalfields in the East End of London. It is sometimes noted for its supposed association with two victims of Jack the Ripper, Annie Chapman and Mary Kelly.

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 19 Princelet St, London E1 6QH, UK

19 Princelet Street in Spitalfields is a unique cultural institution, in one of London’s smallest and most beautiful historic buildings. Its shabby front doors are rarely open to the public: beyond are secrets and suitcases, poems and potatoes, threads of history linking to today’s debates over migration, minorities and multiculturalism.

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL England

The Old Truman Brewery, East London's revolutionary arts and media quarter, is home to a hive of creative businesses as well as exclusively independent shops, galleries, markets, bars and restaurants. For over twenty years the Old Truman Brewery has been regenerating its ten acres of vacant and derelict buildings into spectacular office, retail, leisure and event spaces. The finely tuned mix of business and leisure has created an environment unique in London, making the Old Truman Brewery a destination in its own right.

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Brick Lane Mosque, 59 Brick Ln, London E1 6QL, UK

Brick Lane Jamme Masjid, formerly known as the London Jamme Masjid, is a Muslim place of worship in Central London and is in the East End of London. The building at 59 Brick Lane, on the corner of Fournier Street, has been home to a succession of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim communities since its construction in the mid-eighteenth century, reflecting the waves of immigration in the neighbourhood of Spitalfields. The former Great Synagogue is a Grade II* listed building; the adjacent former school buildings (now used as an ancillary building to the mosque) is listed Grade II.

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Happy Days, 44, 46 Goulston St, Spitalfields, London E1 7TP, UK

Happy Days restaurant is a small London based restaurant with a rich heritage. Historically Happy Days Restaurant (or more rather the flats it used to be in the 1880's) plays a major role in the story of the notorious Jack the Ripper! It is the site of one the only clues ever to be found in connection with the criminal. Furthermore it is the site of one of his most famous graffiti works, a plaque of which can be found hanging on our wall!

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mitre Square, London EC3A, UK

The square occupies the site of the cloister of Holy Trinity Priory, Aldgate which was demolished under Henry VIII at the time of the Dissolution of the Monasteries. The south corner of the square was the site of the murder of Catherine Eddowes by Jack the Ripper. Her mutilated body was found there at 1:45 in the morning on 30 September 1888. This was the westernmost of the Whitechapel murders and the only one located within the City.

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The White Hart, 89 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7RA England

The White Hart is the only long-standing pub left on the north side of the High Street. It claims on its front signage to have been founded in 1721, a date of uncertain provenance, but it was certainly known by 1723, when the Custom House men confiscated sixteen bushels of coffee ‘concealed in a Load of Faggots’ at the White Hart Inn.

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Henriques Street, Henriques St, London E1, UK

Berner Street, now called Henriques Street, was the scene of what is generally accepted as the third murder committed by Jack the Ripper. Berner Street is a narrow street leading in an North to South direction off Commercial Road, Whitechapel.

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Inclusions
  • This tour is always available to book. We are open 24/7, every day of the week.
  • Play offline: you DON'T NEED an internet connection to play this city game
  • This is the safest tour you can book: private, no human contact, you will avoid crowds.
  • Full flexibility: start at any hour, take a break at any time and resume later


Exclusions
  • A physical tour guide
  • Entry/Admission - London Fruit & Wool Exchange
  • Entry/Admission - Christ Church Spitalfields
  • Entry/Admission - The Ten Bells Spitalfields
  • Entry/Admission - The Old Truman Brewery
  • Entry/Admission - Brick Lane Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Happy Days
  • Entry/Admission - The White Hart


Departure Point
178A Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4NN, UK


Departure Time
11/11/2020 - 5/23/2022
Monday - Sunday:05:00 AM - 09:00 PM


Duration
2 hours

Return Details
Old Whitechapel Bell Foundry (formerly), 32 Whitechapel Rd, Shadwell, London E1 1EW, UK


Voucher Info
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The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Questo App City Exploration Game in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.