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“Great tour of floodlit London.”

See London By Night
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London Night Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #116 of 727 Tours in London
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Reviewed 10 February 2014

We regularly visit London and took this tour as an alternative to lots of walking. We saw all the main sites which looked spectacular from the open top bus. The guide Michael kept us entertained and informed, we learned several new interesting facts. He let us know when the best photo opportunities were coming up and it was a lovely touch to pause by the bridge to hear Big Ben chime 8 o'clock. Super tour, well worth the money.

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Reviewed 6 February 2014

We did this as part of a 3 day trip to London. It was our first time in the city and it was a great way to get chance to see all the top sight seeing destinations that London has to offer. The city looks completely different at night and we both enjoy walking but it can be quite daunting walking in an area which you are not familiar with, especially at night. This tour allows you to get to see London in and it's spectacular lights and sights in safety.

The tour guide was very well informed, adding information to the various destinations and he was funny too! He also ensured he let us know when a good photo oppurtunity was coming up.

The only problem I felt was that, at certain times, the tour did feel a little quick, though as this tour tkes place on the busy London roads it is not something which much could be done about.

It is however very much worth the money, it goes everywhere you could want to and the open top tour bus adds to the excitement. Just remember to wrap up warm!

2  Thank Danny H
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Reviewed 4 January 2014

My friend and I did the 2 for 1 London by Night bus tour deal you can get from the brochure you can pick up at railway stations. Remember to have your rail tickets on you and complete the coupon in the brochure before you set out. The price for the two of us was £15 i.e. £7.50 each and we were treated exactly the same as full price passengers

We went on the 7.15pm tour the week before Christmas leaving from the first bus stop after the Ritz Hotel colonnade by Green Park. Tour lasts 90 minutes with a first rate live commentary in English only. The driver was excellent, he had very smooth breaking and cornering and did not appear flustered by the crowds and traffic touring around London.

We went as far as the illuminated Museums in Kensington, West London, passed the stunning festive lights and shop window displays of Harrods and Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge, up and down Park Lane with just a glimpse of Oxford Street, around Hyde Park Corner and via Victoria Street to Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament, over the bridge to the South Bank and the London Eye. Over Waterloo Bridge to the Aldwych and up to St Pauls and the City of London, over London Bridge by the Shard and then over Tower Bridge in the East and along by the Tower of London to the Embankment towards Trafalgar Square and the Mall/

The young lady tour guide was very knowledgeable and personable, and the tour was the highlight of our two nights in London to do the Christmas lights etc. Maybe it was sprinkled with the magic that is Christmas in London and whether it would seem as enjoyable at other times of the year, I don't know but then London is beautiful at night as so much is illuminated. I definitely would recommend it and go on it again next Christmas. It was great value for money

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Reviewed 1 January 2014

We did this during a 10 day trip to London. We had seen many of the sites during the day but not at night. It was easy to book, easy to find. Our kids (6 and 10) loved it! Our tour guide Michael was very knowledgeable....we learned a lot about London during the tour. Definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 11 December 2013

A unique way to see the City at night from atop an open double decker bus no less! Enjoyed the guides and seeing all the attractions beautifully lit. Lots of photo ops. Would recommend this to anyone looking for a pleasant way to safely spend a few hours in the City at night.

2  Thank Sally O
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