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sight·see·ing

 (sīt′sē′ĭng)
n.
The act or pastime of visiting sights of interest.
adj.
Used or engaged in sightseeing: a sightseeing bus; a sightseeing tour.

sightseeing

(ˈsaɪtˌsiːɪŋ)
n
a. the activity of visiting the famous or interesting sights of a place
b. (as modifier): sightseeing trip.

sight•see•ing

(ˈsaɪtˌsi ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of visiting and seeing places and things of interest.
adj.
2. seeing, showing, or used for visiting sights: a sightseeing bus.
[1825–35]

sightseeing

Sightseeing is the activity of travelling around a city or region to see the interesting places that tourists usually visit.

...a two-week tour, allowing some time in all the major cities for sightseeing.

Sightseeing is an uncount noun. You do not talk about 'sightseeings' or 'a sightseeing'. However, you can talk about a sightseeing trip.

I took a sightseeing trip on one of those tourist buses.

You can also say that someone goes sightseeing or does some sightseeing.

Vita and Violet went sightseeing.
I decided to do some sightseeing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sightseeing - going about to look at places of interestsightseeing - going about to look at places of interest
looking, looking at, look - the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him"
Translations
prohlídka města
sightseeing
nähtävyyksiin tutustuminen
razgledavanje
観光
관광
ogled znamenitosti
sightseeing
การเยี่ยมชม
chuyến tham quan

sightseeing

[ˈsaɪtˌsiːɪŋ] Nturismo m
to go sightseeing; do some sightseeinghacer turismo

sightseeing

[ˈsaɪtsiːɪŋ]
ntourisme m
to go sightseeing → faire du tourisme
modif [trip, tour] → touristique

sightseeing

[ˈsaɪtˌsiːɪŋ] nturismo
to go sightseeing, to do some sightseeing (gen) → fare un giro turistico (in town) → visitare la città

sightseeing

زِيَارَةُ الـمَعَالِمِ السِّيَاحِيَّة prohlídka města sightseeing Besichtigungen περιήγηση στα αξιοθέατα visita a lugares de interés nähtävyyksiin tutustuminen tourisme razgledavanje visita turistica 観光 관광 sightseeing sightseeing zwiedzanie passeio turístico осмотр достопримечательностей sightseeing การเยี่ยมชม gezip görme chuyến tham quan 观光
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We proceeded slowly to the lagoon, managed to obtain an unoccupied seat, and sat down with mutual sighs of relief as we released our weights from our tortured sightseeing feet.
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A sightseeing tour of London or time to shop and sightsee ?