Explore Theatrical Trails: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of the South Bank

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.0km
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Duration 1h 15m
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Use the In-App Audio Tour to journey through London's South Bank
  • Explore Shakespeare's Globe and relive the Bard's dramatic past
  • Discover tales of old London at the historic Anchor Inn
  • Feel the spirit of Elizabethan theater where performances still thrive
  • Admire St Paul’s Cathedral’s grandeur amidst the modern cityscape
Embark on an immersive exploration of London's South Bank, designed specifically for history enthusiasts and cultural adventurers. This audio tour is a journey along the River Thames, retracing the South Bank's transition from a hub of Elizabethan entertainment to a modern arts district. Through the lively narrative, travelers engage with stories spanning 400 years, all while marveling at iconic monuments and hidden gems where entertainment and history blend seamlessly into the city's fabric. The tour commences under the echoing dome of Sir Christopher Wren's Monument to the Great Fire of London and unwinds toward the innovative Tate Modern. Along the route, footsteps follow in the bygone revelry of Chaucer's and Shakespeare's London, visiting the storied sites of the Clink Prison and the wooden beams of the Globe Theatre. Each stop unfolds another layer of South Bank's past, once a place of escape from the stringent rules of the City of London, now transformed into a vibrant tapestry of culture and artistry. Among the cobbled paths and whispers of the Thames, tour-takers will indulge in the Bard's world at the Globe Theatre, walk across the storied London Bridge, and uncover the somber echoes of the Clink Prison Museum. As you round off your journey at the striking Tate Modern, it's not just the art within that captivates, but the building's grand testament to London's everlasting reinvention. This tour is not a mere recitation of facts—it’s a personal encounter with the pulse of London’s cultural heart.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
The Tate Modern
Sir Christopher Wren's Monument to the Great Fire of London
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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