Lombard Street is a street notable for its connections with the City of London's merchant, banking and insurance industries, stretching back to medieval times. It has often been compared with Wall Street in New York City. Lombard Street extends west from that crossroads to the complex junction at the Bank of England. The unusual street takes its name from the Lombards who came to England from Italy.
ATTRACTION IN TOURS
Welcome to the City of London!
A City within a city, in a country within a country.
As we will walk across the city you will see how modern architecture seamlessly mixes with classical buildings. We will stop to admire St. Pauls's Cathedral, the GuildHall, and the Bank of England, as well as the modern architecture masterpieces such as The Gherkin and Lloyds of London.
More importantly, you will hear the stories of the major events that shaped the development of the city. We will also talk about old medieval traditions that are still practiced today and how they have impacted the modern world.
Audio tour developed by GlobeTrott Travel
Image by Lachlan Gowen