Definition of sightseeing in English:

sightseeing

noun

  • The activity of visiting places of interest in a particular location.

    ‘our two-week trip combines spectacular sightseeing and superb hospitality’
    • ‘The lack of tourists made for great sightseeing and some quiet dinners.’
    • ‘After several hours on a bumpy road, you will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular and memorable sightseeing of your trip.’
    • ‘To really stretch travel food dollars, construct a picnic lunch to take with you on your daytime sightseeing trips.’
    • ‘Some cruises offer aerial sightseeing, white water rafting, and hikes amongst other things.’
    • ‘And one of the ideas we have to promote tourism in Lucknow is to offer city sightseeing in old classic cars!’
    • ‘The tour takes in the shrines of both places and some sightseeing as well.’
    • ‘Take a city bus tour, go sightseeing by tram or head for the water on one of the many boat cruises.’
    • ‘The top activities were sightseeing, pool lounging and shopping.’
    • ‘Not everyone wants to spend their entire holiday diving, and we know many of you like to combine underwater sightseeing with a family holiday or a break with friends.’
    • ‘They can foresee the day when swim-with-dolphin tours are stopped and only sightseeing is allowed.’
    • ‘On the final day of the trip Mr Higgins enjoyed some sightseeing around the capital of Beijing.’
    • ‘Besides sightseeing, hiking is probably the most popular activity in the canyon.’
    • ‘The package gave us the holiday feeling right to the very end, with another sightseeing tour around the city.’
    • ‘If you are interested in Paris, leave two extra days for sightseeing and shopping.’
    • ‘The next morning people got early starts on tours, shopping and personal sightseeing.’
    • ‘You can easily combine your sport with a winter-sun holiday full of sightseeing and safaris.’
    • ‘The trip will include a full day's sightseeing in Waterford City, including a guided tour of the Waterford Crystal Factory.’
    • ‘Both are fans of the opera and ballet and would like to combine a long weekend of sightseeing with some form of entertainment each night.’
    • ‘All of these hotels leave you well placed for both shopping and sightseeing - two of the activities for which Singapore is rightly well known.’
    • ‘The city's core industry is oil, so the downtown area has very little to offer to tourists in terms of sightseeing.’
    journeys, expeditions, trips, tours, excursions, voyages, treks, safaris, odysseys, pilgrimages, jaunts
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Pronunciation

sightseeing

/ˈsaɪtˌsiɪŋ//ˈsītˌsēiNG/