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  1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London

London: 1.5-hour Walking Tour of London's "Naughty" History

Product ID: 177288
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Take a trip through "Naughty "London on this 90-minute guided tour. Learn about the grime, debauched activities and downright filth of the sordid Tudor and late-Stuart era. Hear the titillating tales that were whispered about centuries ago.
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Duration 90 minutes
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  • Learn the origins of certain impolite four-letter words
  • Visit a "Nest of Satan"
  • Hear stories of executions gone wrong
  • Discover where a Cardinal was caught with his pants down
  • Uncover the tale of the Winchester Geese that will give you goosebumps
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Learn about the putrid, dirty, filthy, frivolous and downright gross history of Southwark during the Tudor and late Stuart Era on this 1.5-hour walking tour. Blush, giggle and guffaw at the cheekiness of London over the centuries. Hear about Henry VIII's exploding coffin, the Bishop of Winchester's 'Geese' of the ladylike variety and debauched the officials of yore.

Explore the sordid streets of London Bridge Area- once the 'Las Vegas' of London. Visit beautiful old pubs frequented by William Shakespeare, take in breathtaking views of the Thames and admire the gorgeous architecture while uncovering all the gossip London has to offer. Those without a sense of humor or those or with a weak constitution may not be able to handle the bawdy stories regaled on this one-of-a-kind walking tour.
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Departs from outside Bunch of Grapes, 2 St Thomas Street, London Bridge SE1 9RS

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