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Address: Guide Friday Tourism Centre | Cambridge Railway Station, Cambridge CB1 2JH, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 362444
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Open-top, double decker buses take visitors on a one-hour...

Open-top, double decker buses take visitors on a one-hour “get-acquainted” tour of Cambridge with visits to Cambridge Colleges, the “Backs” with magnificent views of the River Cam and punting, and the American Cemetery at Madingley.

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Good tour !

This is one of the better tours we have taken with this Group as there is a lot of information presented throughout the tour. The information is relevant and interesting and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is one of the better tours we have taken with this Group as there is a lot of information presented throughout the tour. The information is relevant and interesting and gives you a good understanding of the town. The drop-off's are good and there is plenty to see. The price was reasonable at just under £15 each. The only... More 

Thank ANDY K
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Spent a very pleasant afternoon using the Open Top Bus Tour to get around the city. We jumped off at a couple of places, but primarily used it to help make up our minds what we would concentrate on during the other two days of our stay. Driver was courteous, and the commentary (in a range of languages) informative. Would... More 

1 Thank MIKE F
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Having moved to the area a few years ago,l thought l knew most things about Cambridge.How wrong was l. I took an Italian friend on the bus ride,and l think l learnt more than he did. Packed with information and sights which you just dont see in the car.You can just get off the bus ,do your own thing and... More 

1 Thank paul m
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We always try to take a city open-top bus tour when we visit a new place. We learned a lot on this one, which is our criteria for rating it. Our driver was friendly and a good driver. We took the first tour of the day to find our way around and learn about the city and its buildings; and... More 

Thank kittyginger
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Had visited Cambridge before but never saw all of the attractions until we took this bus tour. Found the American cemetery very interesting. The weather was ideal for seeing the attractions and was very enjoyable. Will return and hopefully get to see these in more detail.

Thank KathyTyrone
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Best to do on a sunny day, as it can get a bit breezy on the top deck. You can hop on and off, so was nice to have an ice cream and watch the punting, then catch the next one for a visit to the American War Cemetery, then the next one for a tour of the city centre... More 

Thank YidArmyRach
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Used the bus to see the city by going all the way round as soon as we arrived. You can get on and off where and when you like but we did the whole thing which is about and hour and a quarter. It was a lovely day and we could sit on the top deck and watch the world... More 

2 Thank Sarah B
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

My wife and I joined this tour at the station where the kiosk would only take cash which is surprising in this age The bus set off and it was obvious that the suspension on the vehicle needed urgent attention The ride was extremely uncomfortable and distracted the mind from the sights On the road to the American Cemetery and... More 

2 Thank eddie4085
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

Very enjoyable trip. Under 16 travel free, It does get a bit windy and a little hard to take photo's from the bus, but you have the chance to hop on or off. Very interesting historic places to see. I think it is a must do while in Cambridge!

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