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Alternative London Tour Company, Insider London Offers Unusual Walking Tours of the London Underground

The London Underground was originally opened in 1863 and celebrates its 151st anniversary this year, it is the oldest underground railway system in the world.


London, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/03/2014 -- Insider London is an innovative, award-winning tour company that has been offering walking tours of London since 2007. Street Art, Architecture and The London Underground are just some of the tours that Insider London currently has on offer. The Insider London tube tour enables participants to travel through 151 years of London history in just two hours. The alternative tour company say that their tube tour is “ideal for visitors who want an engaging and informative look at London’s past and present, as well as Londoners who want to get under the skin of their home town.”

Participants of the tube tour will learn how the tunnels were originally built by hand, travel along proposed new lines and discover the tube’s hidden architectural history. According to Insider London have received 111 excellent reviews and the tour is currently ranked at number 55 out of the 528 London activities listed on the site. Insider London have also received the Certificate of Excellence.

When Yahoo! Travel reviewed the London tube tour they said, “If you think you’ve seen everything London has to offer, think again. Explore the history of the world’s oldest underground on the London Underground Tour.”

Annie Mole who writes the Going Underground blog took the tour and said that even she learned something from it, “As someone who uses the Tube a lot and has been writing about it for years, I was pleased to see some new things to look out for. A good way for tourists to while away some hours & speak knowledgeably about the Tube when back home. Thanks again for a great tour.”

Insider London say that their tour is perfect for this time of year because “as locals know, it’s always 10 degrees warmer on the Underground.” Further information on the tour can be found by visiting Tickets and gift vouchers can also be purchased on the Insider London website.

About Insider London
All Insider London tours are designed and led by young, switched-on Londoners, keen to celebrate a different side of this world-leading city. Other tours include Modern Architecture, Cutting-Edge Green Design, Street Art and the History of Drinking. Insider London say they can design almost any bespoke tour at the clients' request.