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London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

London’s East End is the epicenter of the city’s vibrant street art scene, and the stomping ground of legendary street artists such as Shepard Fairey, Eine, and Banksy. This 2.5-hour small-group walking tour will take you through East London’s coolest neighborhoods, where you’ll discover colorful street art, learn about the notorious Jack the Ripper, stroll down Brick Lane, and visit the famous Spitalfields Market.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Shoreditch Street Art Private Photography Tour including Brick Lane

Add a unique edge to your souvenir photos, by turning your lens to London’s eye-popping street art on this 4-hour walking tour. Follow your private guide, a professional photographer, through the backstreets and secret hideouts of colorful Shoreditch and discover the inspired creations of famous street artists like Roa, Eine, Stik and Shepard Fairey. With expert one-to-one tuition and insider tips, you’ll be sure to get some killer shots, as well as learning all about the art scene in London’s East End.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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The Tate Modern London Guided Museum Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

Have a more rewarding visit to London's Tate Modern on this guided tour. In a small group of no more than eight people, you have plenty of opportunities to ask questions about the artworks and the 19th-century power plant that houses the modern art museum. See works by Picasso, Dalí, and Warhol in the permanent collection and also learn about the many temporary exhibits that the museum has displayed in its relatively short history.
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  • 90 to 120 minutes
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  • 90 to 120 minutes
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Private Victoria & Albert Museum Tour: Greatest Collection of Arts and Crafts

Explore London’s V&A (aka the Victoria and Albert Museum) and Apsley House with art-history expert as your guide. This private tour is a great way to learn about the art inside these two prestigious museums. Browse highlights of the world’s largest collection of decorative arts inside the V&A, and hear tales of the Duke of Wellington and all his finery at historical Apsley House.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Private Guided Walking Tour: London East End & Street Art

East London boasts an ever-changing tableau of street art, representative of the area’s cultural melting-pot. On this private walking tour, explore one of the city’s coolest corners alongside a local guide. Discover the origin of Cockney rhyming slang, browse the vintage boutiques of Shoreditch and inhale the fragrant aromas of Brick Lane’s curry houses, all the while passing vibrant examples of street art. This private tour allows you to customize your itinerary and receive undivided attention from your guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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2.5-Hour London East End and Shoreditch Street Art Walking Tour

If you’ve already seen all of London’s iconic sights then opt for this 2.5-hour alternative London sightseeing experience. Focusing on London’s vibrant East End, this tour covers Old Spitalfields Market, replete with craft shops; Brick Lane, home to Indian restaurants and vintage stores; Shoreditch, full of provocative urban street art; and the art galleries of Whitechapel. Plus, you’ll learn about cockney culture and London’s criminal underworld.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Tate Modern Art Gallery Private Guided Tour for Kids & Families in London

Visit one of London’s top museums—and explore its collection with the whole family in tow—on this private, kid-friendly tour of the Tate Modern. Housed in a revamped, disused power station, the cutting-edge museum is home to many masterpieces, including works by Rothko, Matisse, Picasso, and Dali. Discover many of its collection highlights; as you go, your guide will also share stories, games, and activities designed to keep younger visitors entertained and engaged.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private Bespoke Tour: Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Travel back to the days of hansom cabs and fog-shrouded nights of Victorian intrigue on this Sherlock Holmes-themed sightseeing tour. Visit iconic scenes from the legendary detective’s most unforgettable cases, and learn more about the man behind the stories, famed for his cunning narratives: doctor Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Tours are conducted by a bonafide Sherlockian and also cover filming locations from Sherlock TV adaptations.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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London's Literature Experience: Explore Bloomsbury

If you identify as a bookworm, you're sure to love a 3-hour private literary tour of London (assuming you can put down your current reading material). Follow your guide to the Bloomsbury neighborhood and see key locations relating to England’s iconic writers, including Shakespeare, T.S. Eliot, Woolf, Chaucer, and many more. Head to Charing Cross and pop into some of London’s most famous and offbeat book stores, where you can discuss your favorite novel over coffee.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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London Street Art Walking Tour

Researching where to go to see local street art while in London could take you a lot of time, and you still might end up missing out on cool facts about the London street-art scene. This walking tour takes you through the city’s Shoreditch District with a guide who knows the best places to pop by to see street art and graffiti. Plus, you’ll learn fun facts about popular and underground artists as you go.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

Shoreditch, Street art tour

Visite Londres is the unique company of cultural mediation, which offers privates visits of London in French. We also have Italian and English guide.The visitor is accompanied by a private cultural mediator who presents them neighbourhoods, museums, monuments, etc., and tells fabulous stories. Our team is composed of dynamic Londoners who will share their knowledge and experience of the British capital. At any time of the visit, the public can interact with the mediator, asking him the questions they want. Ensuing debates and games allowing to learn while having fun.Shoreditch, discovering London's street art.Shoreditch, Brick Lane and Spitalfields, expanding neighborhoods, have become in a few years the unmissable places on London's artistic and multicultural scene. Graffiti and art galleries, but also markets, shops and different stalls where flavors and smells mix, for a sensory, fun and unique discovery of London.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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London's Urban Jungle Private Family Tour

Exploring London with the kids needn’t mean sticking to the obvious attractions. Join this private tour with a family twist to experience a very different side of London. Get up close and personal with Banksy street art, check out alternative galleries, and discover the vintage stores and multicultural food of buzzing Brick Lane. Kids can enjoy a playground visit, a treasure hunt, a quiz, and a hot chocolate.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

Brixton Music & Street Art Tour

Opt for a sightseeing experience with a difference on a Brixton power-walking tour. You’ll explore the vibrant area to a London-orientated soundtrack featuring the likes of Bob Marley, David Bowie, and The Clash, and visit local haunts and off-the-beaten places that you won’t find on the typical tourist itinerary. Plus, a small group limited to eight people means that you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Urban Art and Tales of the East End

Explore London through the city’s fresh and exciting street art scene on this colorful walking tour. Follow your guide on a customizable route through the hip East End of London, and admire some of the impressive street art for which the district is famous. Hear the myths and legends behind Brick Lane and Spitalfields, and discover urban art from popular painters and stencil artists such as Banksy.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

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The Classic Rock Tour London

Departing from Exit 4 of Tottenham Court Road Station at 11.00am, See the sights and hear the sounds of popular music legends in this compelling walk through London's astounding Rock 'n' Roll history! Discover the haunts, the venues and the studios where some of the world's most successful artists cut their teeth, played their music live and wrote and recorded their biggest hits... Many cities across the world can lay claim to being a focal point in the history of rock music, but London has it all. This is where some of the greatest stories in popular music began and would go on to leave their mark on music history. The Beatles, Stones, Hendrix, The Who, Queen, Bowie, Black Sabbath, Sex Pistols and many more! But importantly, the Classic Rock Tour London has a PPL/PRS licence which grants us permission to play the actual music mentioned in the tour: it'll be sure to jog those memories and bring back old times!
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Soho Rock & Roll Tour: The Haunts of London's Rock Legends

Follow a local music enthusiast through the streets of Soho on this hour and a half long walking tour. Tread the same sidewalk as some of the biggest names in rock and roll and hear about the rise of this innovative music scene in the 1960s. See the recording studio that hosted music legends like David Bowie, Queen and The Beatles and hear behind-the-music tales of their time in Soho. Discover the tiny nightclub where The Beatles and The Rolling Stones used to hang out and the club where Jimi Hendrix played before he made it big. With a music enthusiast as your guide, you’ll be treated to interesting trivia and anecdotes surrounding British rock royalty.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Alternative neighborhood in London

Shoreditch is known for its ever-changing street art. This guided tour shows visitors some of the most iconic pieces, including work by well-known artists like Banksy and Stik, as well as some by mysterious unknowns. This is an ideal tour for travelers who want to hear the stories behind London’s vibrant graffiti culture.
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  • 3 to 6 minutes
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  • 3 to 6 minutes
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Rock'n'Roll London Pub Walk with LIVE Music

This tour of London's historic music scene is led by an arts journalist & musician. There will be two pub/bar stops - at the first bar stop your guide will perform a set of LIVE music relating to the tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Behind the Masterpieces: Guided Tour of the National Gallery

Meet your tour guide near Trafalgar Square and pause to take in the history of this London landmark before you step inside the National Gallery. With room after room of world class paintings, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Your guide will pick their favorites in a series of renowned works to give you the best of the gallery in just a short space of time.As you follow your guidet through the highlights you’ll be privy to enticing tidbits like why it was so difficult to become a young female painter in the past, and what really happened to Van Gogh’s ear.Learn the stories behind some of the world’s most famous paintings and tell you all about the likes of Caravaggio, Velazquez, Holbein and many more. Stop at the seminal works of each painter to take in their beauty.As you stroll from room to room, you’ll also hear about the secrets of the museum itself. Its history and anecdotes about its past.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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London: Street Art self-guided tour with a mobile app and augmented reality

Turn your phone into a personal interactive tour guide for an up-close introduction to London's incredible street art quarters.On this 2,5 hour self-guided tour with the mobile app and augmented reality in East London, you'll see works from over 50 artists from all over the world. The local guides, who created the tour, know where the best street art can be found and are able to talk at length about various graffiti artists.Admire the works of such artists as David Walker, BC Crew, Phlegm, OZMO, Lister, Ronzo, and more. Learn everything about the works and the artists themselves. This tour is for true street art lovers!
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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Street Art Tour

Discover every Londoner’s favorite open-air gallery on a 2-hour street art tour around Brick Lane. The walls of this vibrant ever-evolving area in East London have been branded by some of the world's most famous street artist and muralists. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the artwork and the artists themselves. Have your camera ready for the eye-popping graffiti, quirky shops, and 80s fashion that define this London neighborhood.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

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Full Day London Photo Expedition

Immerse yourself in 6 hour photography workshop in London! Join Konstantina a local professional photographer and see the city from another point of view.Move through the city, discover how to create stunning compositions and make the most of the unique contrasts offered by the cityscape, street art, and architecture of London.You’ll experience an intimate one-to-one six-hour photography workshop through Shoreditch, Soho, and the West End, covering key artistic points at each stage of the journey.From cozy coffee shops to vibrant food markets, classic architecture in Shoreditch to the classic buildings in central London. You will fill your portfolio with extraordinary images of street and urban landscape photography!From the vibrant colours of Chinatown to the historical architecture in Covent Garden here we will get the classic London city images If your workshop runs at a time of a photography exhibition we’ll make sure to include it in your itinerary.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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England-London’s Urban Jungle Tour

Get wowed on this private tour! This is the real deal of street art and urban lifestyle. Wait ‘til you hear street musicians, see the local artists, and smell the melting pot of exotic cuisine.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

Art Studio Tour in London

Take a behind-the-scenes studio tour in London, a city renowned for cutting-edge art and design! On this 5-hour insider excursion, you’ll accompany an expert guide to the private studios of several contemporary artists. Marvel at dynamic and unique works of art, hear artists’ stories of process and inspiration, and discover the inner workings of an art workshop. Enjoy the added bonus of purchasing works in an intimate setting.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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