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Address: Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
Phone Number:
+44 303 123 7300
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09:15 - 18:45
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Sun - Sat 09:15 - 18:45
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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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Honored to take the special tour—Unforgettable!

I happened to be traveling this winter to London and since the Queen was in residence at Sandringham, the Palace was open for tours. It's quite an expensive ticket, but worth... read more

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I happened to be traveling this winter to London and since the Queen was in residence at Sandringham, the Palace was open for tours. It's quite an expensive ticket, but worth doing once for sure. Everyone is treated as a guest, with courteous and attentive service from the household staff. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides lead you through the fabled hallways,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visit every time I come to London, it's still a great experience and I would definitely recommend it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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This was a first rate way to spend an afternoon. Lots of fascinating portraits presented in a very accessible format and charming friendly staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An outstanding tour of the State Rooms within Buckingham Palace! Our guide was truly engaging and so knowledgeable of the facts. We learned The history of the Palace and its residents, saw the Throne Room, the Music Room, Portrait Gallery and so much more. We even got to peak out the window to see the lovely garden! We finished a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Being a very popular tourist attraction in London , we decided to go and see Buckingham palace, we where very lucky to be able to go and see the state rooms and galleries within Buckingham palace, due to my partner being in the forces we where able to get inside for free . This would be ideal for someone who... More 

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited at a quiet time early on New Year's Day to avoid the crowds. Best time to get pictures and selfies! Lovely building with so much importance to London.

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It's a palace, it houses the Royals but aside from its reputation, there's not much to it. The fountain outside and the red road are impressive.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ended up visiting the Palace during the "off season" and the palace was closed. The only way we could attend was the VIP tour of the guided staterooms. The tour guide was very intuitive and informative about the Palace and the history. We enjoyed a glass of champagne as well. I would highly recommend :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are going to London, you have to get tickets to visit Buckingham Palace. Tickets are only available at certain times of the year. We went in September. You can only see selected rooms with the visit to Buckingham Palace. Each room that you go into has a story you can listen to on a prerecorded device. The best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the state rooms. We did the add on of the Mews tour. Well worth doing if you have an interest in the royal coaches. We got to view them all up close - beautiful. Palace tour included the queens clothes collection from royal tours and state visit which I really found interesting. I wouldnt recommend... More 

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