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Address: Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
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+44 303 123 7300
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Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her...

Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen. It is one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today. During a visit to Buckingham Palace, visitors can see the nineteen magnificent State Rooms, which provide the setting for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining. All rooms are furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection. A visit also includes entry to the special exhibition, A Royal Welcome.

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take the winter tour if you can... only 12 of us in the palace

amazing private winter tour.. no ropes and our own individual guide who was very knowledgeable. the best bit was being able to walk out the front gates and have everyone wonder... read more

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geelong
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

amazing private winter tour.. no ropes and our own individual guide who was very knowledgeable. the best bit was being able to walk out the front gates and have everyone wonder who we were.. we giggled like children

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Whitby, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
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Buckingham Palace is a must-see location in London. It is awesome to stand in a place where so many historic events have taken place and where countless prominant figures have stood. The exterior of the building is modest (for a palace) but the golden-accented gates are more ornate and very beautiful. When we were there, we walked around the square... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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I was a bit disappointed that the palace was not as exciting to view as it is on television, etc. seeing two guards was nice but I thought we were going to be able to get closer. A must see, but don't plan on spending more then 5 minutes there. Also heard from my friend that the changing of the... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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Been outside this famous palace a couple of times and its just worth seeing to say you have been there. Lots of crowds of people just taking photos and thats about all you can do. You could make the effort if you wanted to and see the changing of the guard. Worth seeing and like myself i was just passing... More 

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Atlanta GA
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Of course everyone wants to see Buckingham Palace. It is very beautiful just like you imagined it would be. The guards are fun to watch. They have a great gift shop. Check it out.

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Shimla, India
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Nice sunny day adda to the charm of the place. Change of guards ceremony is a treat to see. Be sure to grab a place with view.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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We had a fab time saw many of the Royals,walked around the lovely gardens and walked through the Palace

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London, United Kingdom
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We have visited couple of years ago the Palace in the summer. Love the architecture, so much history. I would recommend to read about before visit it, it is more enjoyable that way, iat least it was for us. Highly recommended, worth the entrance fee.

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Even though i arrived early enough to get a good view of the changing of the guard it felt as though I had spent a lot of time accomplishing very little. The memory is great but the time i invested....

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Buckingham Palace has been a kingdom where the sun had never set. Regardless of your views of the royals Queen Elizabeth II is an extraordinary lady that has had her staunch directive hand on many memorable things woven into the fabric of our lives. God Save the Queen!

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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