Discover hidden London like never before. Follow the footsteps of Russian immigrants to uncover the rich and diverse heritage they left in London. From the Russian Orthodox Cathedral to Tolstoy's favourite private club and the pelicans of St James Park, you will experience the city in a completely different way, far from the crowd and the touristic attractions.
You will be required to take a bus for a portion of the tour. You cannot purchase a ticket on the bus. You will have to use either an Oyster card or a contactless payment card to pay for the journey. A single bus fare costs £1.50
Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Dormition, London's National Gallery, The Atheneaum Club
The tour starts in the Russian Orthodox Cathedral. To get there, stop at Kinghtsbridge (Piccadilly) or South Kensington (Picadilly, circle, District). You can also take the bus to Prince of Wales Gate (bus 9, 10, 52, 452).
Places to stop along the way:
Harrods, St James Park, Green Park, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden
Best time of day:
From 10am to 6pm. If you want to avoid the crowd I suggest doing it between 10 am and 3pm.
As awlays, keep an eye on your belongings in busy areas (transports and National Gallery). For the portion of the tour by bus, you will need either an Oyster Card or a contactless payment card to pay for the bus journey. A single bus fare costs £1.50
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