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Very insightful and light-hearted

My tour of Brick Lane was everything I did not know I needed! Brilliantly casual and educational I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ガゼル G
Great tour with great guide (Brick Lane with Pete)

Pete is a great guide! His tour in Brick Lane is highly recommended - including entertaining... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Elisabeth K
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Unseen Tours is a social enterprise that works with homeless and formerly homeless individuals, coaching them to lead walking tours in various areas around London. We have five tours: Brick Lane, Camden, Covent Garden, London Bridge and Shoreditch...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My tour of Brick Lane was everything I did not know I needed! Brilliantly casual and educational I left Brick Lane with great intrigue and admiration for its seemingly insignificant characters who each contribute to its eccentric and vibrant energy. Pete, my tour guide was...More

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Giacomo M, Volunteer at Unseen Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much for your kind review! Pete is a true Brick Lane local :)

Reviewed 3 days ago

Pete is a great guide! His tour in Brick Lane is highly recommended - including entertaining stories, historical background, streetarts, and challenging of our society. Certainly the best way to walk around in an area and get to know London.

Thank Elisabeth K
Giacomo M, Volunteer at Unseen Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Elisabeth! Hope to see you soon on another one of our walks

Reviewed 3 days ago

Pete is a great guy with impressive knowledge of the area. He tells many interesting stories and anecdotes which make you immerse into the surrounding area. I learnt stuff that I would never learn in an "ordinary" sightseeing tour. Therefore, I highly recommend.

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Giacomo M, Volunteer at Unseen Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the nice review Henrik!

Reviewed 3 days ago

I arranged for a group of us to take the Camden tour. Mike was informative and gave us an insight not just into the area but also how absolutely anybody could fall into homelessness. We all thoroughly enjoyed the tour and look forward to arranging...More

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Giacomo M, Volunteer at Unseen Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Visiting London in July 2018 for the up-teenth time...and Bill & I were seeking an off-the-path activity. This tour delivered on all cylinders! Our Saturday afternoon stroll through Shoreditch with Henri was wonderful. The street art...the history (William Blake's grave in the local cemetary)...all inter-woven...More

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Giacomo M, Volunteer at Unseen Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're so happy you enjoyed the tour! See you soon

Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the walking tour of Brick Lane with Pete and would highly recommend it. Pete is a really nice bloke, his knowledge of the area is amazing. The tour was really interesting, especially to hear about the matchstick girls, which was something we knew...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Henri was amusing and informative. A very interesting couple of hours, especially if you are a newcomer to Shoreditch

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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Henri, our tour guide of Shoreditch, was not only personable and well informed about the fantastic street art of Shoreditch, but a wealth of knowledge of the entire area's historic roots. His commentary was spot on,...More

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Giacomo M, Volunteer at Unseen Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your kind review Mariangela! We hope you'll check out our other unmissable tours :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend Unseen Tours and especially Viv who runs the Covent Garden one. She was incredibly knowledgable, warm and funny. This is a great tour for anyone looking to see the real London!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a quirky glance at the many changes that have taken place in the last century and before, but mostly recent years. Some facts I'll be glad to forget, but it's all social history I suppose, of the city we (try to) love. Leader...More

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Elena F
26 March 2015|
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Response from Unseen T | Property representative |
Hi Elena Thanks for getting in touch. The Covent Garden tour is a good option for someone with mobility issues, we have modified the route before to accommodate a wheelchair user. That said, there is a bit of walking, but... More
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quesopie
10 March 2015|
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Response from Unseen T | Property representative |
Hi there Thanks for getting in touch. Unfortunately we don't have any Spanish speaking guides at present, but do check back soon as we're working with someone new who is from Spain. Kind regards Faye
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