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English Vocabulary for Tourism and Sightseeing

English Vocabulary for Tourism and Sightseeing
English Vocabulary for Tourism and Sightseeing

Talk about beautiful places for sightseeing in your country. Use the English vocabulary and tourism and sightseeing below, beside your own words.

English Vocabulary for Tourism and Sightseeing

Word /phrase Function Meaning
AttractionNounsomething interesting or enjoyable that people want to visit.
CastleNouna large building usually with high, thick walls and towers that was built in the past to protect against attack.
ExhibitionNouna public show of something
What a great view!Exclamatory
used to express your interest when you see beautiful scenery.

mountains are nice


a view of natural features (such as mountains, hills, valleys, etc.)
Cable carNouna vehicle that hangs in the air from a cable that pulls it up
and down mountains.
Photograph/photographyNouna picture made by a camera. Photo means ―light and the
English suffix -graphy means either “writing” or a “field of
study”. Thus, photography means ―writing with light.
GreeneryNoungreen leaves or plants.
LandscapeNounan area of land that has a particular quality or
SkyscraperNouna very tall building in a city.
Panoramic viewNouna full and wide view of something.
Let`s go sightseeingCommon
used to make a suggestion when you would like to go sightseeing with someone else.

Tourist guide

Nouna person who leads or directs other people on a journey.
TempleNouna building for worship.
The Grand CanyonNouna large and deep valley in the U.S., in Arizona. It is said to be a very beautiful place.
The Statue of LibertyNounA statue at the entrance to New York Harbor, a symbol of welcome to immigrants. It was a gift from France in 1886.
The Eiffel TowerNounA wrought-iron structure erected in Paris in 1889. With a height of 984 feet (300 m), it was the tallest man-made structure for many years.
The Space NeedleNounThe Space Needle is an observation tower in Seattle,
Washington, a landmark of the Pacific Northwest, and a
symbol of Seattle. It was built in the Seattle Center for the
1962 World’s Fair, which drew over 2.3 million visitors,
when nearly 20,000 people a day used its elevators.

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