There are few serial killers as notorious as Jack the Ripper, and brave London visitors can delve into the dark underbelly of the East End on a Jack the Ripper tour. Choose from several options, from afternoon walking tours to night pub crawls.
Discover the dark legacy of Jack the Ripper on a tour of East London neighborhoods such as Whitechapel, Aldgate, Spitalfields, and Brick Lane.
Visit Jack the Ripper’s gruesome murder sites including the Frying Pan pub, Hanbury Street, Ten Bells Pub, Goulston Street, and Mitre Square.
Learn more about the Autumn of Terror, the Ripper Letters, and the different suspects—which even included Prime Minister William Gladstone and Queen Victoria’s own grandson.
Get a fascinating peek at London’s East End circa the 19th century through state-of-the-art Ripper-Vision projections.
Stop at a pub to sample London gin or taste local specialties at Old Spitalfields Market.
Combine a Jack the Ripper tour with a London city sightseeing tour, a visit to the Tower of London, a ghost bus tour, or a themed tour of sites associated with legendary characters Sherlock Holmes and Sweeney Todd.
Things to Know
Jack the Ripper tours are available by foot and bike, in a classic black taxi, and aboard a vintage double-decker bus.
Group and private tours typically last between 1.5 and 3.5 hours.
Jack the Ripper’s reign of terror is one of the most talked about events of Victorian-era London, and the mystery of his identity still remains unsolved.