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City Visitor Trail

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Try the City on for size

Ever wanted to see yourself as St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge or a Roman Gladiator? Now’s your chance! Grab your phone or tablet to try the filters and share using #VisittheCity.

Make me St Paul's Cathedral on Instagram

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Make me Tower Bridge on Instagram

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Make me a Roman Gladiator on Instagram

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Share with your friends on Facebook or Instagram tagging #VisittheCity, and you will automatically be added to a prize draw to win tickets to Tower Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral.

Now experience the City for yourself

The City Visitor Trail is a great way to explore the 'Square Mile', leading you through 2000 years of history.

  • See City of London icons up close and personal
  • Visit world-famous London attractions
  • Discover hidden cultural gems, Roman ruins and spectacular skyscrapers
  • Feast on an eclectic selection of food and drink
  • Check out sensational shopping spots
  • See the real Diagon Alley from the Harry Potter films
  • Hold a real gold bar at the Bank of England Museum

What does the trail cover?

The City Visitor Trail is a 90 minute* self-guided tour perfect for those on a sight-seeing mission. Take on world famous attractions, uncover the capital's hidden gems and feast on the culture, history and heritage of the most famous Square Mile in the world (also a fantastic route for shopping, eating and drinking).​

Pick up your FREE City Visitor Trail map from the City Information Centre or download the app for iPhone or Android.


  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • The shopping areas of One New Change, Cheapside and Bow Lane
  • St Mary-le-Bow
  • Guildhall: Great Hall, Guildhall Art Gallery, London's Roman Amphitheatre, St Lawrence Jewry
  • Bank of England Museum
  • Mansion House, home of the Lord Mayor
  • The Monument
  • Tower Bridge

A walk for every need

  • If you're just looking, allow approximately 90 minutes
  • If you only have one day, limit yourself to three attractions
  • If you want to visit each attraction, allow two days
03 February 2015
Last Modified:
02 March 2020