Our Jack the Ripper Walking Tour in London is the only one to use RIPPER-VISION, the most modern handheld projectors with the latest unseen graphic Jack the Ripper crime scene photos. All our guides are dedicated Ripperologists and enthusiasts, and each one is a member of the Cloak and Dagger Club, a theatrical performance team who brings old crime history to life. This is the most up-to-date Whitechapel Jack the Ripper Tour anywhere in London, the most exciting, the most shocking, and a must for anyone who loves a good, gruesome mystery. So, join us as we walk you through the Jack the Ripper murders map - book your place today!
The Whitechapel murders were committed in or near the impoverished Whitechapel District in the East End of London between 3 April 1888 and 13 February 1891. The death of Emma Smith is the first to begin the Whitechapel murder file and a prelude to the emergence of Jack the Ripper. Hear the brutality of her murder and learn its importance.
The scene that many experts claim to be the first Jack the Ripper murder is this cobbled stone laneway. It's a great starting point in our Whitechapel tour, as you can instantly feel the sense of a bygone era, gaslit streets, dark corners, and quiet footsteps in the night while the Ripper lay waiting for his victims. Learn how the death of this one woman began the Autumn of Terror.
One of the last sightings of victim Mary Ann Nichols before her mutilated body was discovered in Bucks Row on the night of 31 August 1888. This building and its surrounding area provide a great insight into the social living conditions and the everyday fight for survival in London's East End. Learn what life was really like in Victorian London.
The body of Annie Chapman was discovered here in the early hours of 8 September 1888, her throat cut across, her body horribly mutilated. What clues did the killer leave? What does it tell us about him?
See the emergence of Jack the Ripper in a series of penned letters sent to the central news agency during the Autumn of Terror; they were written in blood red ink and sent with half a human kidney. These letters have been subject to debate ever since. Are they hoaxes? Or are they the words of the killer himself?
Prepare to be transported back in time as we take you into the heart of Jack the Ripper’s London. Wilkes Street has remained practically untouched since those cold, gaslit nights of the 19th century, and the surrounding buildings will conjure up images of a bygone age. A time of darkness, a time of fear, a time of the Ripper.
Elizabeth Stride's (Long Liz) body was found in Dutfield's Yard off Berner Street in the early hours of 30 September 1888. Her death was only the first in a night that would forever become known as the double event. This was the night that could have revealed his identity. Find out how Jack the Ripper may have been caught so easily as we follow his blood trail and examine the clues.
On the corner of Commercial Street and Fournier Street in Spitalfields stands perhaps the most famous pub in Ripper history: The Ten Bells. It is here that some, if not all, the victims frequented and perhaps even the Ripper himself. Across from the front door, a sight that would have greeted everyone associated with the Ripper case: Christ Church - this famous landmark was made famous by the movie "From Hell".
30 September 1888 became known as the 'double event' when the Ripper killed twice in one night. We visit the original cobble-stoned square, investigate the evidence, and find out how the Ripper evaded capture. Hear the shocking facts about one of the Ripper's most violent crimes
The night of the double murder left perhaps one of the most important clues in the entire case. What was it? Does it help solve the mystery?
The Ripper's final victim was found in her small room of 13 Millers Court on 9 November 1888 and was the most savagely mutilated victim of them all. We visit the Mary Jane Kelly crime scene and recreate the final moments of the Ripper's reign of terror. Over a century later, the Jack the Ripper crime photos are very disturbing, and in the words of her Landlord, John McCarthy, "the whole scene is more than I can describe, and I hope I may never see such a sight again.”
Using modern criminal profiling, we reveal the man the Police should have been looking for throughout the biggest manhunt in British history.
A: Our tours start at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm sharp, with the meeting point just outside Exit 3 of Aldgate East Station (on Whitechapel High Street) by the Whitechapel Art Gallery.
Tours run every day of the week. Please arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to departure to ensure you don’t miss the start of your tour.
A: Each tour lasts approximately 1 hour 45 minutes, so you can expect to finish up at around 7:15 pm for the afternoon tour or 9:15 pm for the evening tour. The tour finishes by Spitalfields Market, and the infamous Ten Bells pub – perfect for a post-tour debrief.
A: Our Jack the Ripper tour runs every day regardless of the weather, so please dress accordingly in comfortable walking shoes. On occasion, it has been known to rain here in London, so remember to bring waterproofs and warmer clothes for those colder evenings.
If you prefer not to participate in the tour during inclement weather, please email ahead or text us on 07803 067544, and we will happily move your tickets over to another day, subject to availability.
A: If you can, please give us a call on 07803 067544.
Should you arrive at the meeting point and the tour guide isn’t there, please make your way to the first stop of the tour on Gunthorpe Street. The tour will stop here for approximately 10-15 minutes before moving on.
If you are expecting to arrive later than this, simply email us, and we can reschedule for another day.
All tickets are valid for up to six months from the date of booking.
A: Our tour guides will lead you around the heart of the East End, visiting the murder sites of the Ripper victims as well as other key locations from Victorian London. There will be plenty of stops along the way as we discuss the case, the crime scenes, the suspects, victims and more - but be prepared to cover some ground, too.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 07803 067544, email us at email@example.com or submit an enquiry form here.
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