In the autumn of 1888 London's East End was terrorised by a series of gruesome murders. The perpetrator, dubbed 'Jack the Ripper', was never caught and his identity remains a mystery. This walking tour follows in the footsteps of the infamous Ripper around the alleys, arches and dark passages of Whitechapel, where the crushers, coves, slummers and unfortunates of 19th century London plied their trade. A friendly, knowledgeable guide will help to explore the historical background of the murders, examine how perceptions have been shaped by the Ripper's portrayal on film and TV, and remember the tragic lives of the women whose daily struggle to survive ended so cruelly.
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Everyone is welcome, but under 18''s must be accompanied by a participating adult.
Seven nights a week throughout the year, excluding the Christmas and New Year period.
Tours last for around two hours, starting at 7pm.
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A maximum of 40 people make up the tour group.
Dress for the weather - bring an umbrella or waterproofs if it's raining. You'll be on your feet for the whole tour, so wear comfortable shoes. Bring a camera.
The guide meets participants at street level just outside Exit 4 of Aldgate East Tube station (opposite side to the White Hart Pub and the Whitechapel Art Gallery)
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