Official Guides to the City of London

Mario Beneventi


Italian, English.


Architecture, Christmas Walks, Christopher Wren's London, City churches, Evening walks, Financial Institutions, Gardens and open spaces, General city tour, Great Fire of London, Journalism and the press, Literary tours, Livery companies, Medieval London, River Thames, Romans, Samuel Johnson, Samuel Pepys, Tours for children.


“When a Man is tired of London, he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford”

Dr Samuel Johnson 1777


I am a born and bred Londoner with a passion for sharing the history of the City of London, with informed and fun walks through the well - known, and lesser known sights, streets, alleyways and aspects of this great City of ours.


Qualifications and Memberships

Associate of the Institute of Tourist Guiding - Green Badge Tourist Guide

Accredited Member of the City of London Guide Lecturers Association

London Historians - Member

Qualified City of London Guide

Guided Tours

Key walks amongst others include,

2000 Years of History and Counting - our City

The Great Fire of London

Gallows, Hallows, Trade and Stakes - A stroll through Smithfield

City Churches

The City’s Open Spaces

Monuments and Power - Guildhall


I would be delighted to design walks to suit individual needs and ages. Additionally and if required, bespoke walks can be arranged to fit the interests and needs of a group.