Discover the true London culture on this exciting tour that takes you to the Twinings tea shop, Fleet Street attractions, the Museum of London, and other spots.
ROMAN LONDON – DISCOVER LONDINIUM!
The hidden history of Roman London revealed
Experience the cosy atmoshphere of a Londinium house
Enter the arena of the Roman Amphitheatre
Discover the newly open Mithreum Temple
Immersive and family friendy tour
Get to see the original Roman Walls, when the Roman Empire fell, they stood watching over a ghost town for many years, then they found a second life protecting the medieval town.
Today the Roman Walls are the witnesses of a civilization buried by time, but that civilization keeps rewarding with exciting discoveries who wants to learn…
Descend below the ground to access a mysterious Roman temple discovered in 1954 and recently opened to the public. See the mythological scene of Mithras killing a bull within a cave, the Tauroctony is at the heart of the cult of Mithras. Mithreum temples were often constructed underground, they were very private, dark and spiritual places. It was a cult attracting soldiers, merchants and imperial administrators.
Enter the Arena: London’s Roman amphitheatre was a venue for wild animal fights, public executions and of course gladiatorial combats. It was given a stone structure in the early 2nd century and it could host up to 6000 spectators. For years historians have speculated on its existence but it was only founded by chance in 1988.
Feel the cosy atmosphere of a Londinium house inside the award winning Museum of London and admire the highlights of his Roman collection, the whole collection counts 47,000 objects found within the borders of the City of London.
Listen to the legend of the Queen Boudica, she led a revolt against the Romans that destroyed the first Londinium settlement. In the XVI Century Boudica began to be seen as an important figure in British history, and in 1902 an impressive statue Overlooking Westminster bridge was installed to celebrate her as symbol of Bravery and resilience.
Roman London was the biggest city Britain would see for over a thousand years, at its height it was home to about 45,000 people, it would not reach that size again until the 13th century. Join us to Discover how Londinium came to life and what daily life was like for Romans in the city 2,000 years ago