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Thames River

#70 of 1,552 things to do in London
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Southbank
As featured in No Frills London and 4 other guides
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Address: London, England
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US$ 80.86*
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The London Showboat Dinner Cruise on the Thames River
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US$ 23.37*
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Thames Hop-On Hop-Off River Cruise
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US$ 32.34*
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Thames Lunch Cruise with 2-Course Meal

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Wow what a way to see london Me and my kids really enjoyed this and hearing the history of london to. Great price to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow what a way to see london Me and my kids really enjoyed this and hearing the history of london to. Great price to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went on a river Thames cruise on Millenium City Thursday 16/02/2017, What a fantastic way to see the delights of the river Thames, it was a hop on hop off ticket which was ideal. The boat was immaculately clean and well looked after, the Captain who done an excellent commentary was very helpful as were all the crew, which helps... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The boat rides are packed with history - you will discover a lot of interesting things about the town`s history ...loved it...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic river You can explore it in so many ways as it flows through Gloucestershire,Wiltshire,Oxfordshire,Berkshire,Buckinghamshire,Surrey,Middlesex,Essex and Kent Bit of knowledge for you

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thames River is famous, it flows through southern England and through London. In all it flows 215 miles into the North Sea.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cruising the Thames by boat allows you to see all of Londons major attractions, learn a bit of history, take a scenic walk, and end at the Tower of London where you can take the Tower Tour, have fish and chips and people watch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever you are in London, and passing by main attractions in Westminster or other nearby areas, you will be passing by this famous river. The areas is nice for a long walk, and would also recommend getting a ticket to go on board one of the cruise boats. Some of the hop on hop off bus tours include this boat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Thames river tour on a boat is the best way to see the London City, The whole of London river banks are really beautiful sights to keep in memory for a long time. viewed

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to see the River Thames once you are in London! Get to the river by walking accross the bridges of London. Very nice program!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must to walk along on summer night. The lake is light up by the lights of the London eye and other buildings also boats lit up. Also I recommended doing the river cruise at night as well where you see the sites lit up. Also recommend doing that as dinner cruise. Big Ben lit up at night... More 

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Southbank
Big time attractions such as the London Eye and a thriving theatre scene (compliments of the National Theatre and the Young Vic) are but a few of the reasons that Southbank is such a collectively cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo Bridge, visitors can always expect a casual and festive atmosphere. On top of all the fun stuff to do at Southbank is the opportunity to simply sit back and admire photo-op views of iconic landmarks like Parliament and St Paul's Cathedral, just on across the Thames.
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