Uncover Soho's Pioneering Health Legacy: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.1km
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Duration 35m
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Experience Soho's medical past with In-App Audio Tour
  • Discover Mary Seacole's heroic endeavors
  • See the first hospital for women in London
  • Admire the site of London's Lock Hospital
  • Listen to Florence Nightingale's story
Dive into the rich tapestry of Soho's healthcare history with this insightful audio tour. It's designed for curious minds eager to explore how this London neighborhood pioneered advancements in medicine. Through the stories of healthcare revolutionaries, you'll discover an area that dared to defy conventional practices and pave new paths for future generations of medical professionals. Starting outside the bustling Tottenham Court Road Underground Station and concluding in the grand St James's, the detailed narration will guide you step-by-step on a path filled with historical gems. You'll traverse Soho's eclectic streets, where the first hospitals for women, ear diseases, and venereal treatment were established, and where the legendary Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole's spirits linger. Highlights of the tour include the first private anatomy school and an array of medical institutions that shaped contemporary healthcare. As you wander through Soho, you'll come face-to-face with sites where radical innovations in healthcare were born, silently narrating tales of resilience, compassion, and progress. The memorable experiences woven throughout this journey are not just in the stories told, but in the lingering presence of Soho's daring healthcare heroes.

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
Florence Nightingale

Attractions on the route

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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