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The Original London Sightseeing Tour

Address: Jews Row | London, London SW18 1TB, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 8877 1722
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Ranked #339 of 1,022 Activities in London
Owner description: Welcome to London and to The Original Tour. We provide more than just...
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Sun 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Welcome to London and to The Original Tour. We provide more than just a great way to travel around the capital, The Original Tour is THE essential introduction to London. We invite you to experience the magical sights and sounds of London in comfort and safety aboard our hop-on hop-off bus tours. Founded over 60 years ago we are now the largest and most popular open-top sightseeing red bus operator in the world!Follow us on twitter! Our username is Original_Tour
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

I had booked this tour for my brother, sister-in-law and niece. The places covered by this bus tour is good. However when they boarded one of the buses from Buckingham palace, the onboard audio guide had broken on the bus due to which a person was manually reciting the various points of interest. Now one would think that this would... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the Open Bus Tour!! Have different routes to choose & explore London .Staff is very helpful & courteous. U can spot them at every corner of each street .Widely deployed & easily accessible for the tourists is The Original Tour 😃

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Took the yellow bus and it covers the main sights, it started to get chilly after a while but it was very interesting and enjoyable. I should have booked on line in advance to get the best price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

The original tour was a great experience! Great commentaries and a fab way to get around popular central London attractions. 10/10

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Hop on, hop off. Three different routes let you see everything you need to see. Includes boat trip on the Thames from Tower Bridge, either to Westminster or Greenwich.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We have a five year old who cannot walk the length of London. The driver of one bus we had seen at the front of the Tour Office (near Trafalgar Square) was most helpful and suggested which tour was best; when the bus was coming that we needed to catch (it was behind Canada House); and how long he thought... More 

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Adare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Fantastic way of seeing the city. Well done to our guide a mind of information. Great value too with a 2 day pass for the price of 1

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toowoomba
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have done this bus tour several times over the years, so as there was a pick up point right out side our hotel we decided to do it again as this was my mums last trip to the UK she wanted to see the sights one more time. We hopped on at 9.30 am by 2.30 pm we had... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

Great price, but there are never any buses coming. Always waiting at least 20 mins. Never saw a live guide for the entire 48 hours. Would suggest that people use the Big Bus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We first decided to do the yellow tour (and free river cruise) on our first day in London as a way to get to know the area. We ended up not only enjoying the tour, but used to buses extensively as a way to get around London attractions for free afterwards. Admittedly, while our first guide was exceptional, we did... More 

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