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Royal Pavilion

Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
+44 1273 290900
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Rebuilt in the 19th century by architect John Nash, this building features a unique mixture of classical and Indian styles, which has been labeled as "Hindu-Gothic."
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  • Average4%
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Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
+44 1273 290900
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Reviewed yesterday

The Royal Pavilion is a must see for any traveller to Brighton. I'd recommend taking a tour and reading up on its history prior to visiting. But see it you must!

Thank Annie46Perth
Reviewed yesterday

The royal Pavilion is an impressively large place to sight see. But, the price of admission , i felt, was extreme. The option for an audio tour costs 10.00 extra, which again seemed quite high. However, the rooms and layout of the place was incredibly...More

Thank eileen m
Reviewed 2 days ago

Over the top Regency bling and huge fun. I want one! The dining room set for dinner with the dragon in the roof, the immense kitchen - possibly too ordered and peaceful, but you can imagine the steam and organised chaos of a banquet -...More

Thank MrWil_low
Reviewed 3 days ago

Impressive, Bealtiful, big fantastic..... you have to make avisit at this Palace and know about history.

Thank fvcjunior
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely place to visit, the decoration inside is quite spectacular. There was no queue to get in, although you have to weave your way around the school groups inside. The only downside is that there is not a great deal of information...More

Thank AnanB
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We live near Brighton yet never visited until recently. Having invested in the annual pass for one person , two peoplw get to visit as annual member can bring a guest. The annual pass includes admission to the Brighton Museum, Preston Manor and a couple...More

Thank Lulu S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tired, unloved, overpriced and well past its best. Little in the way of signage which pretty much requires the hiring of an audio guide at extra expense. Perhaps Queen Victoria was right when she abandoned this vanity project in the mid 19th Century? Had we...More

Thank Tony Q
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is very much worth the price of admission. It’s about a fifteen minute downhill walk from the railway station. It has been a royal residence in the past. The interior rooms are interesting but the dining room and ballroom are absolutely stunning. The...More

Thank Doctor G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Brighton Pavilion is definitely not your usual royal palace. And it is the only royal palace in the U.K., which is owned by a city. It is truly astonishing and inspiring experience, from amazing deco to interesting stories behind the palace's illustrious history. If you...More

Thank Ariela C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Such great history, worth visiting. So much to see inside, the surrounding grounds are wonderful and well kept.

Thank Travelworlds1
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12 July 2017|
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Response from MrWil_low | Reviewed this property |
The nearest that I can think of would be the Churchill Square shopping complex - maybe a ten minute stroll away. Alternatively you might get lucky in the back streets.
8 July 2017|
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Response from kazzy100 | Reviewed this property |
one of the salons off the music/retiring room was still closed for refurb in mid June but everything else was open.
Les C
9 March 2017|
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Response from fiona w | Reviewed this property |
Grounds are free and delightful