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Secrets of Belgravia London Tour

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‎£ 15

Come and visit the high-class elegance of the streets of Belgravia! Marvel at the stunning architecture that permeates this bourgeois neighbourhood. Discover beautiful townhouses, cute cobbled streets, and gorgeous garden squares, all the while learning about the origins of this area and its transformation. Explore hidden gems and watering holes for the rich and famous. Learn about not only the wealthy people who lived in these mansions and townhouses but the servant population who ran the day to day tasks required to upkeep these homes. Experience this remarkable part of London with the knowledge of a qualified Westminster tour guide.

  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Language: English

Description

There’s no place in London quite like Belgravia! The stylish streets are lined with big townhouses, serene garden squares, international embassies, and plush hotels. However, there’s more to this sophisticated area than what meets the eye. On this Secrets of Belgravia Walking Tour, you will discover how the previous swampland of this area came to be the most expensive place to live in London. You’ll learn about one of London’s most important urban planners in the 19th century. As well as gawking at the mesmeric architecture that surrounds the area you will discover some lesser-known gems. Find out about the places where film stars, royalty, and kingpins of the underworld let loose. With the help of an expert guide, you’ll learn about members of the ruling class that lived here and also the servants who kept the houses in order. Your guide will show you some fascinating places where a variety of events unfurled including the location of a murder that resulted in a Lord going on the run, and an extremely rich American who used his wealth to help the poor.  The tour lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes, starting at Hyde Park Station and finishing at Victoria Square.

Higlights

Discover the most expensive place in London

Marvel at some of the finest architecture in London

Learn about the area from an expert guide

Unearth the lives of the servant population who worked in townhouses

Find some interesting hidden pubs in the hidden backstreets

Details

  • Activity Provider: 

    London Guided Walks

  • Includes: 

    Live Tour Guide

  • Mobile ticketing.
  • Instant confirmation.
  • 1.5 hours duration
  • Small group

Meeting Point

The guide will be waiting for you outside Hyde Park (Lanesborough exit) station 10 minutes before the walk starts.

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  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Language: English

Description

There’s no place in London quite like Belgravia! The stylish streets are lined with big townhouses, serene garden squares, international embassies, and plush hotels. However, there’s more to this sophisticated area than what meets the eye. On this Secrets of Belgravia Walking Tour, you will discover how the previous swampland of this area came to be the most expensive place to live in London. You’ll learn about one of London’s most important urban planners in the 19th century. As well as gawking at the mesmeric architecture that surrounds the area you will discover some lesser-known gems. Find out about the places where film stars, royalty, and kingpins of the underworld let loose. With the help of an expert guide, you’ll learn about members of the ruling class that lived here and also the servants who kept the houses in order. Your guide will show you some fascinating places where a variety of events unfurled including the location of a murder that resulted in a Lord going on the run, and an extremely rich American who used his wealth to help the poor.  The tour lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes, starting at Hyde Park Station and finishing at Victoria Square.

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Highlights

Discover the most expensive place in London

Marvel at some of the finest architecture in London

Learn about the area from an expert guide

Unearth the lives of the servant population who worked in townhouses

Find some interesting hidden pubs in the hidden backstreets

Details

  • Activity Provider: 

    London Guided Walks

  • Includes: 

    Live Tour Guide

  • Mobile ticketing.
  • Instant confirmation.
  • 1.5 hours duration
  • Small group

Meeting Point

The guide will be waiting for you outside Hyde Park (Lanesborough exit) station 10 minutes before the walk starts.

Reviews

5/5

Leave a Reply

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