The act or pastime of visiting sights of interest.
Used or engaged in sightseeing: a sightseeing bus; a sightseeing tour.
a. the activity of visiting the famous or interesting sights of a place
b. (as modifier): sightseeing trip.
sight•see•ing (ˈsaɪtˌsi ɪŋ)
1. the act of visiting and seeing places and things of interest. adj.
2. seeing, showing, or used for visiting sights: a sightseeing bus.
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.
|Noun||1.||sightseeing - going about to look at places of interest|looking
, looking at
- 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"