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Big Bus Paris

Louvre / Palais-Royal
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Address: 75015 Paris, France
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Big Bus Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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Big Bus Paris Night Tour with Optional Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Day Pass

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We had to wait almost 45 minutes after the scheduled pick up near Eiffel Tower. It only has two routes that covers the most important attractions. I noticed that L'open Bus had... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had to wait almost 45 minutes after the scheduled pick up near Eiffel Tower. It only has two routes that covers the most important attractions. I noticed that L'open Bus had more buses around the city. I may use them next time I visit this beautiful city.

Thank Willie R
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It took the option with the boat cruise and apart from the cold, it is January, loved it all. It visits all the main sites with interesting narrative along the way. I was worried about do in it January I'm case the frequency of buses was poor however there was only once that I had to wait all day and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

BIG BUS Paris is great during the summer/fall/spring. It is a hop on and hop off tour bus. I would not use BIG BUS Paris again during a really cold day in the winter! If you do .....BUNDLE UP! If u are in the open section u will freeze! I dont know if the lower levels are required to have... More 

1 Thank todd g
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to buy a ticket of the bus and the Seine River cruise online since it was cheaper but the person who helped us said that it was impossible to buy it online because it was for the same day. However that was wrong information because we could buy the tickets for the same day. When we bought the... More 

1 Thank Amparo A
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Winters And otherwise too Big Bus is a great way of seeing Paris and all the hot tourist destinations. The night tour I thought was a bit overrated though.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us took the Big Bus one-day hop-on/hop-off tour, bought the tickets from the driver. I would recommend it to anyone that has limited time to see all of the best sights of Paris. The recorded tour commentary was very informative. It was very cold wintery day, as the doors kept opening and closing it was very cold on... More 

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the Big Bus with a 2 day pass & also did the night tour. If you want to get great pictures, you have to sit outside on the upper level, but that can be very cold in the winter. The recorded tour was interesting, entertaining & mildly amusing. I had the song "For me formidable" by Charles Aznavour... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I bought tickets online the day before we took the tour. It was only 3 euro extra to get a two day pass (on top Of the one day pass). We did our first day today and found we couldn't get around everything we wanted to see so are glad we purchased the extra day. The only... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did the Big Bus in London which was great , however the same company in Paris was a disappointment. The red line bus we took was a very old bus shaking all the time and the windows were so dirty that we couldn't take any photo from inside. It seems that this Paris company has no interest in providing... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the night tour and it was totally worth it considering it's pretty reasonable in an expensive city!! It takes you through the most interesting spots in the city and culminates in the glittering 5 mins of the Eiffel tower by night. The commentary had a lot of interesting tidbits on the history of the city while the driver... More 

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