Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Leicester, United Kingdom


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 11 sights
Distance 4.3 km
Ascend 44 m
Descend 51 m

Experience Leicester in United Kingdom in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in LeicesterIndividual Sights in Leicester

Sight 1: St Paul's

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St Paul's Church, Leicester is a Grade II listed former parish church in the Church of England in Kirby Road, Leicester, Leicestershire.

Wikipedia: St Paul's Church, Leicester (EN)

1147 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 2: Jewry Wall Museum

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The Jewry Wall Museum is a museum in Leicester in the East Midlands of England. It was built in the 1960s, facing the Jewry Wall ruins in a building shared with Vaughan College. It housed artefacts from Iron Age, Roman, and medieval Leicester. With the ending of Vaughan College's use of the building in 2013, the whole site was acquired by the city council, and expansion and improvement plans were put in place.

Wikipedia: Jewry Wall Museum (EN)

161 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: St Nicholas

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St Nicholas Church is a Church of England parish church, and the oldest place of worship in Leicester, England.

Wikipedia: St Nicholas Church, Leicester (EN)

2 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 4: Jewry Wall

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The Jewry Wall is a substantial ruined wall of 2nd-century Roman masonry, with two large archways, in Leicester, England. It stands alongside St Nicholas' Circle and St Nicholas' Church. It formed the west wall of a public building in Ratae Corieltauvorum, alongside public baths, the foundations of which were excavated in the 1930s and are also open to view. The wall gives its name to the adjacent Jewry Wall Museum.

Wikipedia: Jewry Wall (EN)

342 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Cathedral Church of St Martin

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The Cathedral Church of Saint Martin, Leicester, commonly known as Leicester Cathedral, is a Church of England cathedral in Leicester, England and the seat of the Bishop of Leicester. The church was elevated to a collegiate church in 1922 and made a cathedral in 1927 following the establishment of a new Diocese of Leicester in 1926.

Wikipedia: Leicester Cathedral (EN), Website, Heritage Website

261 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Silver Arcade

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Silver Arcade is a Grade II listed building in the centre of Leicester, England. A former shopping arcade, Silver Arcade was built by Amos Hall in 1889. The top floor was closed off in 2000, leaving the units on the ground floor occupied by a number of independent retailers. In 2008, the centre was the focus of a campaign by the Leicester Civic Society to reopen it.

Wikipedia: Silver Arcade (EN)

91 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Clock Tower

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The Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower is a major landmark and popular meeting point in Leicester, United Kingdom. It is located roughly in the middle of the area inside the ring-road, and is at the point where five major streets meet; Gallowtree Gate, Humberstone Gate (A47), Haymarket (A607), Church Gate (A6) and Eastgates (A47).

Wikipedia: Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower (EN)

303 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: Leicester Secular Society

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Leicester Secular Hall is a Grade II listed building in Leicester, England. It was built in 1881 for the city's Secular Society.

Wikipedia: Leicester Secular Hall (EN)

302 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Curve

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Curve Theatre is a theatre in Leicester, England, based in the cultural quarter in Leicester City Centre. Before being named Curve, it was referred to as Leicester Performing Arts Centre. It is adjacent to the Leicester Athena conference and banqueting centre.

Wikipedia: Curve (theatre) (EN), Website

1121 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 10: St. Margaret

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St Margaret's Church is an ancient Anglican parish church situated on St Margaret's Way in Leicester, England. It is a Grade I listed building.

Wikipedia: St Margaret's Church, Leicester (EN)

562 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 11: All Saint's

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All Saints' Church is a redundant Anglican church in High Cross Street, Leicester, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building, and is under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

Wikipedia: All Saints Church, Leicester (EN)


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