Trafalgar Square is one of the most important and lively squares in London: designed in 1830 to commemorate the British victory against the French and Spanish fleets in the Battle of Trafalgar. It has a vast hostory of democratic protests and fights for political, religious and general issues. Trafalgar Square is famous for being the home of the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery, alongside the iconic Nelson's Column, and for being surrounded by a variety of museums, galleries and cultural centers.
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ATTRACTION IN TOURS
Mark Monroe’s hidden gems cabbie tour
Hello! I’m Mark Monroe a London taxi driver. I'm sure you’ve seen plenty of us in London since you arrived. Yes, I drive the iconic London black taxi, a vehicle that’s instantly recognizable around the world, maybe you’ve even taken a ride in one already if so you’ve been driven by one of the most qualified taxi drivers in the world! We spend around 3 years studying to get our famous green badge that's a total of 17000 streets and roads to remember as well as over 30,000 points of interest and there’s practically nothing we don’t know about this amazing city. Today I’m going to take you to the places that only London cabbies would know, those quirky hidden gems that are not only fascinating but will also give you an insight into London’s rich history. So buckle up, and get ready to be astounded by some of London’s best-kept secrets from a real London taxi driver!
Audio tour developed by Mark Monroe
Tour images by Mark Monroe