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Roman Amphitheatre

Guildhall, City of London, London, England
+44 20 7332 3700
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Interesting place, free admission

After visiting the museum of London an ideal combination to go and find these remains of the Roman... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
SDRNBf
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Hidden gem

This is a great place to visit, tours can be booked but there are free tours as well. Discovered... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
BorninLondon7
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

After visiting the museum of London an ideal combination to go and find these remains of the Roman amphitheatre! Free admission!

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is a great place to visit, tours can be booked but there are free tours as well. Discovered accidentally during building works, part of the ampitheatre has been preserved under the guildhall. There's a beautiful art gallery as well. This is well worth a...More

Thank BorninLondon7
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Located within/under the Guild Hall in London you can enter for free and go down to the basement to see what remains of this old Roman Amphitheater. The are is not large, but the display is interesting with highlighting.

1  Thank teenasan3
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I've visited the gallery before and am never dissappointed. I saw fantastic works of art not seen on previous visits and of course the amphitheatre still moves me when I walk into that darkened room. A fantastic place to visit in the City of London...More

1  Thank DorzetRob
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Though there is little left of London's Roman Amphitheatre it is very worthwhile visiting. Hidden beneath the Guildhall Art Gallery you descend into a dimly lit and highly atmospheric space that beautifully lights the remaining walls and drainage system and also gives an impression of...More

2  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Pause in the square, - The Guildhall Yard - before entering the Guildhall. If you look down you will see most of a 80m oval marked in dark stone on the ground. It denotes the layout of the arena. In the basement you'll find a...More

1  Thank weederKippford
Reviewed 10 February 2017

As a lover of Roman antiquities this is a must see. Upon building the new guildhall art gallery, (worth a visit by itself!) in 1989 they discovered the ruins of the old Roman amphitheatre, and what they did with it is perfect! Left as it...More

Thank 4snickers
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very small exhibit and probably not worth a special trip, but it is free and the gallery upstairs is pretty too. If you are walking nearby certainly pop in, but probably not worth a special trip if your time is limited.

Thank Jeanne C
Reviewed 9 November 2016

If you are interested in the history of the City of London, the Roman Amphitheatre in the basement of the Guildhall Art Gallery is well worth a visit and it’s free! After more than a hundred years of searching by archaeologists, the original circular walls...More

25  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 2 October 2016

London's Roman Amphitheatre - hidden all along, amazing history beneath the feet of modern day Londoners. The date from which the remains date back to is mind blowing. Great environment to imagine the feel, sounds, sights and smells of what we know would have taken...More

1  Thank Emma-Grace A
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