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London: Westminster Abbey Entrance Ticket

London: Westminster Abbey Entrance Ticket

Discover historic Westminster Abbey at your own pace. Immerse yourself in this place for worship, celebration, and ceremony, where many of Britain's most significant moments in history have happened. See the Coronation Chair, the oldest piece of furniture in the country that is still used for its original purpose. Since 1066, the Abbey has played host to the coronation of every British monarch including Queen Victoria and Elizabeth II. Learn how the Abbey is the resting place for many great monarchs, poets, musicians, scientists, and politicians. Explore Poets' Corner, so-called due to the many poets and writers buried here.

London: Tootbus London Discovery Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

London: Tootbus London Discovery Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

Experience the best of London in just one day with the Tootbus London tour. Board an open-top bus that takes you around the city, providing breathtaking views of top landmarks including the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Westminster Abbey, and more. You'll also see the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, St. Paul's Cathedral, St. James Palace, and other London highlights. Use the bus ride to make a hit list of places you want to explore, and then hop off at the nearest bus stop to delve deeper into each location. You could see the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London, watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, or climb the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral.  Food lovers can visit Borough Market, one of the best food markets in London, while those looking for a fun night out can head to Soho or take a ride on the London Eye. Enjoy an easy way to get from one landmark to another while audio commentary guides you across the city and gives you insights. If you're traveling with children, don't miss the child-friendly audio channel available in English and French, which will keep them entertained throughout the tour. Your ticket is valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours, depending on the option you choose, and you can hop on and off the bus an unlimited number of times during the validity period. So, come and explore the best of London on this hop-on hop-off bus tour. We have a stop just in front of Eurostar station as well.

London: Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off, River Cruise and London Eye

London: Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off, River Cruise and London Eye

Discover the best of London with a hop-on, hop-off tour on board an open-top, double-decker bus and enjoy a trip on the London Eye as part of your ticket. Enjoy a relaxing river cruise along the Thames as part of your ticket as well. Big Bus 24-hour Hop-on, Hop-off Sightseeing Tour A hop-on, hop-off tour is the ideal way to discover the best sights, landmarks, and attractions of London at your own pace. The tour gives you unlimited hop-on hop-off access, with stops strategically placed at top locations including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, and St Paul's Cathedral. The London Eye Hop off the bus at Westminster Bridge to take an unforgettable ride on the London Eye Ferris Wheel. From the top, you'll take in the breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view of the city's impressive skyline. See the city's most famous sights including Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament from an unrivaled bird's eye view. Thames River Cruise With all ticket types, you can enjoy a boat cruise along the River Thames between the Tower of London to Westminster Pier (in either direction). Start your tour at any of the Big Bus stops. Popular starting points include the London Eye, Marble Arch, Victoria Station, and Trafalgar Square. Big Bus route highlights include: Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard Houses of Parliament Big Ben Westminster Abbey 10 Downing Street Whitehall Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Street Regent Street Trafalgar Square London Eye London Dungeon Sea Life London Aquarium Madame Tussauds Covent Garden Bank of England Monument St Pauls Cathedral Tower of London Tower Bridge The Shard City Hall Lambeth Palace British Museum Marble Arch Mayfair Green Park Hyde Park Corner Harrods South Kensington Museums Kensington Palace Notting Hill.

London: Christmas Lights by Night Open-Top Bus Tour

London: Christmas Lights by Night Open-Top Bus Tour

Make it a memorable Christmas with a festive tour of London’s top attractions. Atop an open double-decker bus, you’ll have the best seats in the house for savoring panoramic views of the glowing streets. Watch the city light up when the sun goes down, and see how London does Christmas. Set off from the illuminated London Eye, and onto the iconic Westminster Abbey and Big Ben. Marvel at the exquisite displays on Regent Street and Oxford Circus. See one of the tallest Christmas trees in the city at Trafalgar Square and pass by Buckingham Palace. Cruise through the winding streets of London and feel dazzled by the merry décor. Learn some jolly facts about each location with your live tour guide.

London: The London Pass® with 90+ Attractions and Tours

London: The London Pass® with 90+ Attractions and Tours

See all that London has to offer with the London Pass® and save up to 50%* vs buying individual tickets. Enjoy access to historic landmarks, top attractions, world-famous museums, fun activities, stadium tours and more with this complete sightseeing credits package. Simply pick your credits package based on the number of days you're visiting London, use the Go City app to plan your itinerary, and get exploring! Access over 90 attractions including: POPULAR ATTRACTIONS • Tower of London • The Lastminute.com London Eye • The View from the Shard • 1-Day Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour (Big Bus Tours) • Uber Boat by Thames Clippers - 1-day Hop-on Hop-off • Windsor Castle (afternoon entry only) • Westminster Abbey • Tower Bridge • Madame Tussauds London • London Bridge Experience • London Zoo • St Paul's Cathedral • Kensington Palace PLACES OF INTEREST • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre • Royal Albert Hall • Royal Observatory Greenwich • Old Royal Naval College • Cutty Sark • Kew Gardens • Hampton Court Palace • Apsley House • Benjamin Franklin House: Architectural Tour • Benjamin Franklin House: Historical • Eltham Palace • Golden Hinde • Wellington Arch • Chelsea Physic Garden MUSEUMS & GALLERIES • London Transport Museum • Foundling Museum • Household Cavalry Museum • Charles Dickens Museum • Guards Museum • Cartoon Museum • Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art • Wernher Collection at Ranger's House • Fan Museum • London Canal Museum • London Museum of Water and Steam • Garden Museum • Museum of Brands • The King's Gallery, Buckingham Palace • The Postal Museum • The Courtauld Gallery • Frameless - Immersive Art Experience TOURS & EXPERIENCES • Arsenal FC Stadium (Emirates Stadium) • Chelsea FC Stadium Tour • Tottenham Hotspur FC Stadium Tour • Twickenham Stadium Tour & Rugby Museum • Wembley Stadium Tours • Chessington World of Adventures • London Food Walking Tour • Historic Pub Tour of London & more! *Savings based on sample itineraries on the Go City website.

London: London by Night Sightseeing Open-Top Bus Tour

London: London by Night Sightseeing Open-Top Bus Tour

Experience London’s grand architecture and vibrant atmosphere which are impressive by day, and which truly come alive at night. Add a spark to your London trip and enjoy this city tour aboard an open-top bus. See the famous landmarks lit up against the night sky. Witness the Tower of London and Tower Bridge standing proud amongst the skyline and feel a thrill as you glide past the monumental Big Ben. Witnessthe fountains of Trafalgar Square dance with joy from the light that shines within them, and let the neon screens of Piccadilly Circus dazzle and thrill. As you pass Harrods, witness the exquisite lights which are evocative of Christmas, even in summer. Learn about the history of landmarks like St. Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey from your guide and hear fascinating stories about the city. Embark on a fun and informative tour suitable for families and groups of friends.

London: Westminster Abbey, Big Ben & Buckingham Palace Tour

London: Westminster Abbey, Big Ben & Buckingham Palace Tour

Do you know who is buried in Westminster Abbey? Join our original tour of Westminster Abbey and the City of Westminster to discover the history, iconic landmarks, and hidden gems of London. We're the only tour operator to offer skip-the-line tickets and guided tours inside the Westminster Abbey in your chosen language (others offer only self-guided visits). Discover the best things to do in Central London! Book this 4-hour walking tour of London to visit Westminster Abbey and see Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and other must-see sights and hidden gems. Our tour begins in the City of Westminster, the center of British government and power. We'll visit one of the capital’s top-rated attractions: Westminster Abbey. Led by a licensed Blue Badge Guide, our small group of up to 20 participants can beat the crowds and enjoy priority group entry to the Abbey, thus skipping the long line for individual visitors. This will give us more time to discover the Abbey's royal heritage as the site of royal weddings, coronations and burials, and to admire the beautiful Gothic nave, royal chapels and the Poets’ Corner. We'll explore the beating heart of London, learning about the British government and politics as we admire the magnificent Palace of Westminster - home to the Houses of Parliament and the iconic Big Ben. The guide will also show us many monuments to important historical figures, such as Sir Winston Churchill and Mahatma Gandhi. We’ll then head to the main gate of Buckingham Palace, to admire the exterior of one of the world's most famous royal residences and to hear fascinating stories about the late Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Diana of Wales, Queen Victoria and other inspiring members of the British royal family.

London: Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tour and River Cruise

London: Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tour and River Cruise

Discover what London has to offer on the most famous hop-on hop-off tour of the Capital. Pass iconic landmarks, including Buckingham Palace, London Eye, and Big Ben with engaging audio commentary available on board. Choose between a 24-hour or a 48-hour ticket and discover London via 3 specially-designed routes covering 50+ stops: Red Route The Red route takes in the best of historic London including Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, and St Paul’s Cathedral. Blue Route The Blue Route covers all of central London from Kensington Palace in the West to the Tower of London in the East including Harrods and Madame Tussauds. Green Route The Green Route links St Pancras and King’s Cross stations in the North with Covent Garden, via the British Museum. Thames River Cruise Every ticket includes a river cruise from the Tower of London to Westminster (in either direction). The river cruise includes live commentary in 8 languages. See top London attractions lining the Thames, including Tower Bridge, HMS Belfast, Shakespeare's Globe, and the Tate Modern. Departure times for the river cruise are approximately every 45 minutes. Guided Walking Tour Discover the heart of London on foot. Our walking tours, led by expert Big Bus tour guides, give you access to areas that you can’t visit by bus. Tours include: The Royal Walk Hidden Gems of City of London Hidden Gems of the City of Westminster Jack the Ripper Select a 48-hour option to benefit from all four walking tour options. Panoramic Evening Tour Choose the option that includes a Panoramic Evening Tour to discover the magic of London as the city becomes illuminated in the evening. Hop on for a nonstop, panoramic tour of London's top landmarks as the sun begins to set.

London: Westminster and Changing of the Guard Tour

London: Westminster and Changing of the Guard Tour

The Royal Westminster and Changing of the Guard (English) guided walking tour offers you the ability to get up close and personal with London’s most famous and impressive sights. Beginning with Buckingham Palace, the most famous residence of the King, we will explore the iconic buildings, parks and monuments of Royal London.  Witness parades by the world-famous King's Guards before continuing along the corridor of power which includes Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and 10 Downing Street.  You'll be led by an expert in London’s political, royal, and cultural history, who knows the best places to witness the Changing of the Guard ceremony, allowing you the best views and photo opportunities away from the crowds. Along the way, be entertained and enthralled by your tour guide’s in-depth knowledge, memorable anecdotes, and unique take on London's history, as you discover the Kings, Queens, rogues, and villains behind this incredible city, and witness iconic buildings and mesmerizing parades along the way. Suitable for all ages and encompassing multiple different experiences in a single two-and-a-quarter-hour period, this Westminster and Changing of the Guard Walking Tour is the best way to experience Royal Westminster all in one day. 

London: Explorer Pass® with Entry to 2 to 7 Attractions

London: Explorer Pass® with Entry to 2 to 7 Attractions

Buy a London Explorer Pass® and get 2 to 7 credits to redeem against entry at 90+ top attractions, landmarks, museums and tours. With options including the Tower of London, Shakespeare's Globe, The View from the Shard, St. Paul's Cathedral and more, it's time to tick off your bucket list! Choose any 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 attractions: Top attractions: • The Lastminute.com London Eye • 1-day Hop-On-Hop-Off London Bus tour (Big Bus Tours) • Tower of London • The View from the Shard • Kensington Palace • Shakespeare’s Globe Exhibition & Theatre Tour • St Paul’s Cathedral • City Cruises Thames River Pass • Tower Bridge • Westminster Abbey • The London Dungeon • The London Bridge Experience • London Zoo • SEA LIFE London Aquarium • And more! (see below) Valid for 60 days from first use, the Explorer Pass is perfect if you want to see the best of London but don't want to rush around. Visit an attraction, do some shopping then visit a museum - you can still save up to 50% vs buying individual attraction tickets. Use the free Go City app to plan your trip, reserve attractions where required and help you get around the city. For the best experience, follow the instructions on your booking confirmation to sync your Explorer Pass with the app. Full List of Attractions: Fun Activities and Tours: • Chessington World of Adventures • Up at the O2 • Brit Movie Tours • Brit Music Tours • Brit Icon Tours • Hop-on Hop-off Open Bus tour of Windsor • London Bicycle Tour Company - Bicycle Hire • Curzon Soho, Mayfair or Bloomsbury - Cinema Ticket • Swingers Crazy Golf (West End or City venues) • Sherlock: The Official Live Game • All Star Lanes (bowling) • The Dare Skywalk • Solve a Mystery: the Murder at Trafalgar Square • DreamWorks Shrek's Adventure • LEGOLAND Windsor Stadiums & Tours: • Chelsea FC Stadium Tour & Museum • Arsenal Stadium Tour • Tottenham Hotspur FC Stadium Tour • Wembley Stadium Tour • Twickenham Stadium Tour & World Rugby Museum • Kia Oval Ground Tour Food and Drink: • London Food Walking Tour • The Strand Cocktail at The Top Hat • The Chocolate Cocktail Club - One Free Cocktail • The Bermondsey Bierkeller • Fuller's Brewery Tour • Hard Rock Café London • The Seashell of Lisson Grove (Fish and Chips) Museums and Places of Interest: • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew • Royal Observatory Greenwich • London Transport Museum • Cutty Sark • Florence Nightingale Museum • Freud Museum London • Hampton Court Palace • Household Cavalry Museum • London Bicycle Tour • Museum of Brands • Old Royal Naval College • Royal Albert Hall Tour • Garden Museum • The Guards Museum • The Monument to The Great Fire of London • The Postal Museum • Apsley House • Eltham Palace • Wellington Arch • Chiswick House and Kitchen Garden • Royal Air Force Museum London • The Courtauld Gallery *Savings based on sample itineraries on the Go City website. 

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Our guide was Ben and right off the bat he made an impression as he brought us to the front of the line prior to Westminster opening. This allowed us to get amazing photos as the other tours were not yet inside. Then to the changing of the guard with front row spots at Buckingham and St James’ palace. As an added bonus we saw King Charles leaving his home for the palace. Ben was full of information and was very funny. I loved this tour and would highly recommend it.

All parts of this activity were enjoyable, the buses ran on time and were very fun to ride around London on. The river cruise was fun and your guide was knowledgable about what we were passing on the Thames. The London Eye was a cool experience. I would recommend people buy this :)

Jason was great. He had lots of good stories that we never would have heard on our own. Great personality and made us laugh.

The guide was great and enjoyable to hear the history of London.

Wonderful activity with my daughter. Yea and food was delicious