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The Original London Sightseeing Tour

Address: Trafalgar Square | London, London SW18 1TB, England (Westminster)
Phone Number: +44 20 8877 1722
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Ranked #171 of 470 Sightseeing Tours in London
Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Experience the best of London aboard The Original Tour's famous red...
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Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Experience the best of London aboard The Original Tour's famous red open-top buses. London's most popular sightseeing tour offers its guests the ultimate introduction to the capital and includes entertaining English-speaking guides, an unrivalled fleet of superb modern buses, three main tour routes, two of which offer full multi-lingual commentary, 3 fascinating free walking tours, a fantastic free Thames Hop-on Hop-off river cruise pass, and an exclusive Kids' Club. All hop-on hop-off tickets are valid for 24-hours across over 80 conveniently located stops
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Roden, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Tickets were bought online for a resonably price, especially in this offer, there were valid for 48 hours (instead of 24h, which is normal). Nice long tour through all important places and good commentary on all hop on-hop off busses and no long waiting times for next busses. Sometimes it was difficult to find the right line but people are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Both members of staff I spoke to were super friendly and helpful. It was a wonderful afternoon. Lived here for 12 years but I learnt so much from this.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Very convenient, informative and accessible. Easy way to get around the major sights of the city - especially if you are only there for a short time and I was pleased that I was able to purchase tickets online before travel.

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Retford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Bought the tickets online prior to visit had 48 hours for the price of 24 plus a free river cruise. Can't complain for the money. Plenty of buses never waited long for one all clean and comfortable. Would recommend and definitely use again.

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Galway, Ireland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The walking tour guide for the Changing of the Guards was great, the access to the river cruise was even better. The tour guides on the Yellow line weren't as good but still interesting enough. It was difficult to find certain bus stops, especially in Picadilly Circus. It was worth the money for the two days that was included (since... More 

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Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Having used the Big Red Bus company before I thought I'd give this one a go. It isn't as good. You don't get to see as many sights, but the sights you miss aren't exactly the main attractions; The BBC, New Scotland Yard, Harrods to name a few However, it is a great way to see London, and it is... More 

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Very good well organised trip. The driver who commentated on route was outstanding & witty. Well worth the money!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Recently I booked tickets (3 adults & 1 child) at a cost of nearly £90 but really felt we didn't get value for money. On the whole there were no major issues, apart from a 45min wait on the first day for one of the buses to turn up at the Russell Square stop. It was raining & pretty cold... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I booked a tour because my mother is on crutches and my father quite elderly go can't walk far. There were 6 of us in total. The directions to where to get the tickets validated are poor so we got to Coventry St and couldn't find where it was so went down the Haymarket as could see buses heading that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Very practical services with a lot of stops. Personnel really friendly and always ready to help. Thanks for letting us having a good travel to London.

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