Other City of London attractions

Like Tower Bridge, these attractions are all provided by the City of London. A full list of things to do in and around the area can be found on the City of London website.

THE monument

The Monument to the Great Fire of London

A permanent reminder of the Great Fire of 1666, The Monument commemorates one of the most significant events in London’s history.

Standing on the piazza between Fish Street Hill and Monument Street, the 202ft column designed by Sir Christopher Wren and Dr Robert Hooke celebrates the City which rose from the ashes.

guildhall art gallery

Guildhall Art Gallery

Established in 1886 as 'a Collection of Art Treasures worthy of the capital city'. See works dating from 1670 to the present, including 17th-century portraits, Pre-Raphaelite masterpieces and a range of paintings documenting London's dramatic history.

old map of london

Guildhall Library

Guildhall Library is a public reference library specialising in the history of London. The printed books collection comprises over 200,000 titles dating from the 15th to the 21st centuries and includes books, pamphlets, periodicals, trade directories and poll books. This collection covers all aspects of life in London, past and present, its trade, people and buildings.

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City of London Police Museum

The City of London Police Museum takes visitors on a unique journey, which includes the last hours of Catherine Eddowes, one of Jack the Ripper’s victims; bomb damage during the Blitz; being at the forefront of technology to counter terrorism and the current work against economic crime and cybercrime.

leadenhall market

Leadenhall Market

Set within a stunning Victorian market place, Leadenhall Market is home to more than 40 retail brands and outstanding food and drink venues. Over the centuries the market has been a backdrop to London’s evolution as a world-class city - it has survived the Great Fire of London and the Blitz and even doubled as Diagon Alley for the world’s most famous young wizard, Harry Potter!