Meet your guide at Aldgate East tube station and set out to explore the streets of Whitechapel, the stomping ground of Jack the Ripper. Listen as your guide sets the scene, describing life in Victorian-era London, and revealing the gritty history of London’s East End. Follow in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper and his tragic victims, as you discover the facts of the 1888 murders and learn how the identity of the notorious serial killer has never been confirmed – despite many theories.
Stroll down Dorset Street, once renowned as the ‘worst street in London’, peek into the alleyways where Jack the Ripper stalked his victims, see the pubs that they frequented, and visit the spot where he left his only two clues. Along the way, get a feel for modern-day Whitechapel, with its lively markets, bold street art and eclectic nightlife.
After two hours exploring the historic district, bid your guide farewell and end your tour back at Aldgate East tube station.