Tour Description: Ancient and historic and yet modern and thrusting, the City of London is quite unique. This tour which starts at the Tower of London and takes about four to five hours, depending on how many stops you take, will tell the story of some of the City s most famous landmarks as well as giving you an insight into this remarkable part of London. Tracks on This Tour: 1) Introduction and The Tower, 2) All Hallows Church, 3) History, 4) Monument, 5) Lloyds, 6) Leadenhall Market, 7) Royal Exchange and Bank, 8) The Guildhall, 9) Goldsmiths Hall, 10) St Pauls Cathedral, 11) Tate Modern.
After visiting All Hallows, the City s oldest church, we show you the Monument to the Great Fire of London and reveal how the City was transformed by this terrible event. We ll then bring you bang up to date with the modern Lloyd s building before we guide you to the heart of the financial district where we ll tell you why the Bank of England has so few windows, who founded the Royal Exchange what the Mansion House has to do with ancient Rome.
We ll then move on to the famous Guildhall and tell you about the ancient Livery Companies at the Goldsmith s Hall. Your guide to the City of London will show you St Paul s and reveal the great deception that lies behind it, before finally we take you to the famous Tate Modern art gallery and explain why the Globe Theatre is where it is.