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Big Bus Tours

110 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SA, England
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Hop on board an open-top bus with 360-degree views and explore all that London has to offer – by bus, by foot and by river! From historic sites and iconic architecture to bustling streets and the world famous River Thames – immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the English capital. Explore London and enjoy the ultimate freedom to take in the city at your own pace. A choice of live guided commentary in English or personal commentary 12 languages are available.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“live commentary” (132 reviews)
“red route” (87 reviews)
“hour ticket” (48 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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110 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SA, England
Belgravia
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"live commentary"
in 132 reviews
"red route"
in 87 reviews
"hour ticket"
in 48 reviews
"blue tour"
in 24 reviews
"free river cruise"
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"day pass"
in 64 reviews
"recorded commentary"
in 28 reviews
"night tour"
in 30 reviews
"boat trip"
in 45 reviews
"top deck"
in 41 reviews
"tour guide"
in 99 reviews
"your bearings"
in 23 reviews
"hop on hop"
in 40 reviews
"great tour"
in 63 reviews
"green park"
in 21 reviews
"walking tour"
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"buckingham palace"
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Reviewed today via mobile

This was the perfect activity for us after arriving at our hotel not-so-fresh from our red eye into Heathrow. Our guide was Karen and she provided an informative commentary as we got the lay of the land. Great views from the top of the bus...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Big Bus is the best thing to do on your first day to a new city! It lays a great groundwork to give you and idea of what you want to do next

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on these tours last week we were really looking forward to it. The first bus we got on the blue route was ok but very jerky driving and almost crashed a couple of times and threw us off our seat. The second tour we...More

Thank Barbara H
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Reviewed yesterday

We used the Big Bus to get acquainted with London and we were not disappointed. Our guide was knowledgeable and made the tour interesting. The two day option was perfect and we enjoyed the river tour. Perfect amount of time.

Thank Tim E
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you can, do the tour on a Sunday when there is less traffic. We had the recorded commentary which was very informative. Goes by all the major sites.

Thank cheryl m
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We got on the blue line with the big bus company. The driver had no idea where he was going and drove us around in circles three times whilst missing the stops where we were able to change lines. This meant a few hours of...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well, not sure what say except that I wish we had had hired a private tour guide. Not really all their fault since it was summer after all- crowded and dirty, noisy, windows were very dirty, driver was bored and surly. The bus tour guide...More

Thank Dclairmoff
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Nearby
Belgravia
Home to the vast majority of embassies and diplomatic
residences in London, sophisticated and upscale
Belgravia also boasts a wealth of luxury hotels, fine
dining restaurants, and some of the city’s most stroll
worthy lanes. While the prices here are high, taking a
leisurely stroll through the streets of picturesque
and elegant white stucco houses is free. Hyde Park and
the Buckingham Palace Gardens are only a stone's throw
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traveller0429
June 6, 2018|
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Within 48 hours after activation
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No, you can use it only within the 48 hours
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Response from Sharon M | Reviewed this property |
Most places a child would be considered under 12, but I’m sure it’s clear on the website.
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