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Jack the Ripper Tours

#46 of 650 Tours in London
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Address: | Tower Hill Tube Station, London, England
Phone Number: +44 7813 559301
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Ripping Yarns have been the leading Jack the Ripper tour into Whitechapel...

Ripping Yarns have been the leading Jack the Ripper tour into Whitechapel for over 25 years. We remain a small Company who believe that small Group Sizes and personal interaction will surpass your expectations, as opposed to the Larger Advertised Companies who now Operate in the area. The Tour is recommended in the Rick Steves Guide book to London. The cost is just £8.00, Where else could you get a great night in London for that price? But perhaps the best measure of the Tour comes from our many customers. which are a fitting testament to the level of satisfaction. All the Guides are serving Yeoman Warders (Beefeaters) at the Tower of London, so you can be assured that your Guide knows how to conduct a tour properly and "tell a tale" the content is such that it weaves the story of Jack the Ripper, the social background and the history of the area, helping to paint the most vivid mental picture of life and death in London's East End, this is backed up by Crime Scene Photographs, Letters and Evidence, you will not just get some "off pat script" or gimmicks but an up close and personal story.

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We went with Mick from Secret Chamber Tours. He was such a good story teller, and was able to give so much detail as to what went on in the killings and told it in such a... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with Mick from Secret Chamber Tours. He was such a good story teller, and was able to give so much detail as to what went on in the killings and told it in such a wonderful, gory and gruesome way. He also painted a really good picture of the conditions in the 1880s, and also provided other interesting... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is something you do once, and probably never do again. It was informative and was pretty cool checking out some different areas, but defiantly not a "must see".

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many Jack the Ripper walking tours to choose from in London, so we really lucked out with Ripping Yarns. Our guide, Matt, was knowledgable and funny. He took his time and really delved deeply into the subject matter. It was dark, cold and rainy that night, which in my opinion, really enhanced the experience. As we walked from... More 

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jackfromhell1888, Public Relations Manager at Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review for your guide we are very grateful, don't for get to tell your friends and tell your enemies in fact tell everyone about us and they to can come on the trail of Jack the Ripper if they dare...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

David colman was an amazing tour guide and answered any questions we had and even in a large group was able to keep everyone engaged and was able to interact with everyone. couldn't recommend it more and would definitely go back for more. a very big plus to these tours compared to others I've seen is that it's given by... More 

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jackfromhell1888, Front Office Manager at Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review for your guide we are very grateful, don't for get to tell your friends and tell your enemies in fact tell everyone about us and they to can come on the trail of Jack the Ripper if they dare...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big points for Mathews (spelling?), who was our guide for the Golden Tours Jack the Ripper walking tour. Obviously, grim/gruesome subject matter, and we didn't know what to expect, but M. made it very interesting and excellent. He was very knowledgeable and organized - showed us copies of letters, gave us lots of information. Had a clear speaking voice, took... More 

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jackfromhell1888, Public Relations Manager at Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review for your guide we are very grateful, don't for get to tell your friends and tell your enemies in fact tell everyone about us and they to can come on the trail of Jack the Ripper if they dare...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steve lead us through modern Londen but he is such a fantastic storyteller we thought we were back in 1888 in this Jack the Ripper tour! We believed (nearly;) everything you said. Thanks for the perfect London by night tour. Greetings, Marco en Ingrid from Holland.

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jackfromhell1888, Front Office Manager at Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review it is greatly appreciated by us all, now other people can see who is quite simply the best Jack the Ripper tour in town, now they to can come on the trail of Jack the Ripper if they dare... JTR More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the Ripper tour on Saturday night 29th Oct. The group was large but Simon the guide kept everybody involved. He was very informative and witty, and made a very interesting night even more enjoyable. Excellent value for money, would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is a little late, so apologies to my guide Steve. Had a fantastic night with this tour, Steve had so much knowledge and insight, really friendly and funny. I enjoyed every minute of it, and I'll definitely go back again with my friends next time.

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jackfromhell1888, Front Office Manager at Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are so pleased you enjoyed it, now others can see that we are the best and if they dare they to can come on the trail of Jack the Ripper ... Simply the best Jack the Ripper tour in town More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great tour in central London. Our guide was funny, friendly and very knowledgeable of the area. Lots of stories and so much information still leaving us with more questions Tour does have quite a bit of walking but with all the stops you don't really notice Recommend to anyone seeking jack the ripper stories!

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jackfromhell1888, Front Office Manager at Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are so pleased you enjoyed it, now others can see that we are the best and if they dare they to can come on the trail of Jack the Ripper ... Simply the best Jack the Ripper tour in town More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had a really enjoyable evening with our tour guide Steve who's knowledge was excellent there was nothing he didn't know about the history of london and of Jack the ripper.our group was only small but Steve still treaded us to all the sites of the rippers victims and a insight into what life was like in London in those... More 

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jackfromhell1888, Front Office Manager at Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are so pleased you enjoyed it, now others can see that we are the best and if they dare they to can come on the trail of Jack the Ripper ... Simply the best Jack the Ripper tour in town More 

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Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden squares, these days you're more likely to catch a cutting edge fashionista scurrying through its age old lanes than criminals of any sort.
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