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Discover the London you won't find in the guide books with London's original off-the-beaten-track tour provider! Come with us to explore the culture, community and street art of London's vibrant East End. We offer unique and original walking tours, bike tours and food & drink tours and as London's original street art tour provider we also offer street art workshops led by our team of street artists. Tour prices start at pay-what-you-want so there's something for everyone at a price to suit all budgets. Let our expert guides show you the real London, from a local's perspective!
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“brick lane” (252 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Brick Lane, London E2 8NH, England
Spitalfields
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"street art"
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"brick lane"
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"great tour"
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"eye opening"
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"london tour"
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Reviewed 15 May 2011

Time sped by as Gary provided a great mix of history and present facts, really knowing all his stuff with the right amount of humour and fab art to make a great day out x

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Reviewed 14 May 2011

I have been traveling all around Europe for the past 2 months and this is definitely the best tour I've done! Gary is passionate, knowledgeable and helpful. He is also funny and charismatic without being too over-the-top like other tour guides can be. If you...More

Thank bartonez
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Reviewed 13 May 2011

The tour guide had a great passion for his subject and his knowledge seemed second to none. We zig-zagged across Spitalifields, Brick Lane and Shoreditch spotting many new things that I've walked past before and never noticed; each one with it's own story which the...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2011

Gary was the first person to offer street art walking tours in East London. He's been doing it for years and it shows. He lives, breathes East London and has an encyclopedic knowledge of each street artist and the history of the locations covered in...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2011

Really great tour. Friendly, informative, relaxed and thoroughly enjoyable - and it's FREE!

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Reviewed 6 May 2011

Gary was brilliant - a great historical knowledge of the area, a passion for street art and an infectious enthusiasm for his home area of East London. Found places in/around Brick Lane and Shoreditch I never even knew existed. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Thank Evansowe
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Reviewed 5 May 2011

Great tour -I've lived in London going on 15 years and I learnt such a lot! Gary's great, as is the art! : )

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Reviewed 4 May 2011

I was really surprised by this. To say that it was good would be an understatement! Gary was infectious with his love and passion for the Art that he showed us. He was also a mine of information and revealed some of the incredibly fascinating...More

Thank Leoranna
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Reviewed 4 May 2011

WOW! What an incredible tour. Gary is so knowledgeable about not just Street Art (which he makes a point to show 50+ artists in the 2ish hours) but the entire history of Alternative London including the migration pattens and a look into past, present and...More

Thank bflatt
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Reviewed 27 April 2011

A great tour with a great guide, who has well researched not only the street art but history of the area aswell, some amazing stories to tell while on the 2 hour tour. Viewed some current great street art, so much so it has inspired...More

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Nora611
10 April 2017|
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Response from Aidan M | Property representative |
I'm not alternative London, don't know why you were directed to me. Get in touch with them through their website
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berengerebonnel
10 October 2016|
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Response from heavycat69 | Reviewed this property |
Oh sorry I just saw I was too late!!! :-(
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randibell1
7 September 2016|
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Response from AlternativeLondon | Property representative |
Hi there, The guides that run our pub tours also take our other walking tours so they know the area and it's street art incredibly well. I would advise to take the pub / craft beer tour and ask the guide to point out some... More
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