Speaking Vocabulary

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
Attraction Noun something interesting or enjoyable that people want to visit.
Castle Noun a large building usually with high, thick walls and towers that was built in the past to protect against attack.
Exhibition Noun a public show of something
What a great view! Exclamatory
statement
used to express your interest when you see beautiful scenery.
Scenery/Texas

mountains are nice

scenery.

Noun/common
statement
a view of natural features (such as mountains, hills, valleys, etc.)
Cable car Noun a vehicle that hangs in the air from a cable that pulls it up
and down mountains.
Photograph/photography Noun a 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.
Greenery Noun green leaves or plants.
Landscape Noun an area of land that has a particular quality or
appearance.
Skyscraper Noun a very tall building in a city.
Panoramic view Noun a full and wide view of something.
Let`s go sightseeing Common
statement
used to make a suggestion when you would like to go sightseeing with someone else.

Tourist guide

Noun a person who leads or directs other people on a journey.
Temple Noun a building for worship.
The Grand Canyon Noun a large and deep valley in the U.S., in Arizona. It is said to be a very beautiful place.
The Statue of Liberty Noun A statue at the entrance to New York Harbor, a symbol of welcome to immigrants. It was a gift from France in 1886.
The Eiffel Tower Noun A 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 Needle Noun The 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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1 comment

Nibit September 8, 2019 at 11:55 pm

Thank you very much for providing tourism word which is very useful artical for me.

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