24 Hours in London - Open Top Bus Tours in London
One of the best ways to see a city in a short period of time is on an open-top tour bus and London is no exception. There are several companies providing a 'hop on, hop off' sightseeing tour in London whereby your ticket is valid for 24 hours and it allows you to see all the main sights of London along with a guided tour of the city.
There are several companies that provide open-top sightseeing bus tours in London however they all offer similar services. The tickets are valid for 24 hours from the time of purchase and visitors can hop on and off the buses as they like. There are guided tours with Live English commentary or multi-lingual recorded commentaries.
The routes cover the most famous sights in London including The Tower of London
, The London Dungeon
, Hyde Park
, Madame Tussauds
, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament
, Buckingham Palace
, Kensington Palace
and even Harrods
Included in the price of the ticket is free London walking tours and Thames River Cruise. The walking tours include; 'Changing of the Guard' at Buckingham Palace, 'Rock 'N' Roll' where The Rolling Stones and David Bowie recorded, The Beatles, and more, and the 'Jack the Ripper' walk through Whitechapel, retracing the serial killer's steps.
The River Thames Cruise covers the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
, the Tate Modern Gallery
, HMS Belfast and more. A live commentary gives a guided tour and another perspective of London from the river. There are viewing decks outside for those sunny days or inside through panoramic windows when it's not so warm and most of the vessels have bars for refreshments and snacks.
Buses run every 20 minutes and last for approximately 2 hours. So if you are short of time, hop on your closest open-top sightseeing bus in London!
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