SUBTERRANEAN LONDON – FIVE UNMISSABLE SIGHTS BELOW THE CITY
Are you looking for a slightly different view of London? You’ll discover a hidden world of secret tunnels, terrifying tombs, elaborate train routes and ancient cave systems.
Cabinet War Room
This warren of bunkers under Whitehall was the headquarters for Britain’s war effort during WW2. Start by exploring the War Cabinet Room from where Winston Churchill planned Britain’s next move.
This network of 8000-year-old caves in the greater London area is an unexpected treat. The caves, which extend for 20 miles, were initially created as a result of flint and chalk mining.
The London Bridge Experience / London Tomb
Begin by discovering the most haunted bridge in the world – London Bridge – then you’ll be taken through Roman, Viking and Victorian times and you can watch Queen Boudicca defeat the Romans in battle and see the great fire of London erupt before your very eyes.
Tour of the London underground
This feat of engineering has been transporting passengers for 150 years and you’ll be able to see its original plans along with steam engines that were first used.
Brunel’s underground tunnel
The Thames tunnel, which is 170 years old, was originally designed to allow people and horses to cross the Thames without obstructing the passing ships.
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