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The City through the Centuries: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in London


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Take an in depth self-guided GPS audio walk through almost two thousand years of London's past by a local history teacher. The walk takes in over thirty important and sometimes overlooked sites, from a hidden Roman amphitheatre, to the original London Bridge and the Tower of London. Delve deep into London's history through its often hidden ruins and always colourful characters.

The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

About This Deal

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Pass By: Guildhall, Gresham Street, London EC2 7HH England

Dating from 1411, Guildhall is where the civic, political and commercial lives of London came together.

Pass By: The london stone, 111 Cannon Street, London England

The London Stone is one of London’s least known treasures. For many centuries it was believed to be the stone of Brutus, killer of Julius Caesar, who supposedly brought it to London.

Pass By: Mansion House of City of London, Walbrook, London EC4N 8BH England

Mansion House is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. The Lord Mayor is not the same as the Mayor of London. The Lord Mayor is in charge of the City of London Corporation, which runs the portion of the city that sits inside the old Roman walls.

Pass By: Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LR England

There has been a market on and off on this site for almost two thousand years!

Pass By: London Bridge, London SE1 9DD England

The medieval London Bridge was built in 1176 and took 33 years and an enormous amount of money to build. The bridge was 8 meters wide, and between 240-270 meters long, and boasted 19 arches of different sizes.

Pass By: Tower of London, St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB England

The Tower of London is one of London's most iconic and significant historical sites. During Shakespeare's day, most Londoners thought that the Tower of London was built by Julius Caesar. That turned out to be wishful thinking on the part of the English.

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
  • All of VoiceMap's audio tours are self-guided and users must bring their own smartphone and headphones to take the tour. We urge all our users to wear facemasks and carry hand sanitizer with them to ensure they're own protection and the protection of others.
  • Lifetime access to The City through the Centuries tour
  • VoiceMap Application
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

  • Smartphone
  • Transportation
  • Food/Drink
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route

Departure Point
Guildhall Yard, London EC2V, UK

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/10/2019 - 6/26/2023
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

1 hour 10 minutes

Return Details
Emperor Trajan Statue, A100, London EC3N 4DR, UK

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the VoiceMap 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. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.