Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London

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Discover the plays of the Bard of Avon the way they were meant to be seen, at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. an authentic reproduction of the open-air theater once established by the playwright's playing company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men. The modern playhouse sits roughly 230 m (750 ft) from the site of the original. Between performances, take a guided tour of the theater, and browse exhibitions highlighting Shakespeare and theater in the 16th and 17th centuries. If watching a play while exposed to the elements doesn't appeal, the adjoining Jacobean theater recreates the style of indoor playhouse for which Shakespeare also wrote. Plan to visit Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended London attractions using our London vacation planning app .
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  • We came here with our 2 children aged 11 and 16 and we felt that Joe, the tour guide, pitched it at the right level for us and them. He was clearly very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the theatr...  more »
  • While this is a reconstruction of the original Globe, it's still a great place to visit. The tour is highly informative and beautifully done. Seeing a show here is definitely recommended. I've almost ...  more »
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