Discover the origins of Londinium, the old roman city which has become now one of the most important city of the world, through the rooms of the Museum of London and let you surprise from the amphitheater, recently disclosed.
What to Expect
London was built by the roman empire and established in the 43 a.C. with the name of Londinium. London has a long previous history but it's from this time that you can date back to the beginning of the largest city in Britainnia and its vital maritime history. Romans built roads, bridges, government building, the established a social life and rules. They defended the city for strangers and built a big wall around the city that you can still see intact. The city arrived to count 45.000 people, a number you can't find again until 13th century. Walking to the room of the Museum of London your guide explains the process of this evolution focus on the main achievements of the Roman age until its end in 410 a.C.
After the visit of the museum, walk outside in the City of London arriving in front of the Guildhall, the ceremonial and administrative center of the City of London and its Corporation. in this beautiful square there's the Guildhall Art Gallery in which in 1988 it was discovered the ancient Roman Amphitheater. Already in the museum, it has been restored and opened to the public in a very well done exhibition. Deserved to be seen!
After that you end up at Tower hill, the exactly place where London has been founded by the Romans. Here, see another part of the Roman Wall, the statue of the Roman Emperor and some others archological evidence of the Romans in the church of All Hallows.
- Professional tour guide
- Museum of London entry
- Guildhall Art Gallery entry