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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
+44 303 123 7300
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Styled Photoshoot Around Buckingham Palace
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Small-Group Changing of the Guard Walking Tour
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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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Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
+44 303 123 7300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was cool to see the splendor of the palace. If you go for the changing of the guards get there early if you want a good spot to see it.

Thank wollmann8404
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went there for the change of guard ceremony. Was extremely crowded. Couldnt see anything. Its free to watch. Would however advise reaching atleast 30 minutes before start to get a good view

Thank SKU
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must see for any Royal watcher! You can tour the palace from August to October for a fee ( well worth it) No photos inside but a nice gift shop on the way out. If you want to witness the Changing of the guard,...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was transiting through London for less than a day, so I only had time to briefly visit central London plus two museums. At night, I stopped by the Buckingham Palace around 9pm, and it is quiet but still majestic! Finally a spot in London...More

1  Thank Rachelle W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was there for the Change of guards ceremony, kinda underwhelming, timings available on the website, London HOHO buses stop close by.

Thank BlrTravR
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We actually did this in August 2016. Great tour, very well organised with headphones so you can take your time and select what you want to hear about. The gift shop was very nice, overpriced but really lovely bits to purchase.

Thank Mustafa83
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Try and time it for changing of the guards but expect it to be busy even in November as lots of tours all arrive at once Good place to take picture Tub near by but expect at least a 8 min walk Best to approach...More

1  Thank heather w
Reviewed 4 days ago

We couldn't get inside but still great to see from the outside. Beautiful building so well worth a visit!

1  Thank lisa w
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are not really into the royals, but figured that while in London it was a bit of a must do and see the changing of the guards. It was a lot better than I thought and the pomp and grandeur of it certainly made...More

1  Thank Karen E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We saw the changing of the royal guards. It was jampacked with people. So you still need to be careful of your belongings. But the experience here was great

Thank Alane T
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
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22 November 2017|
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Response from Philip S | Reviewed this property |
Kensington which is close or Hampton Court where Henry VIII lived. I would recommend Hampton Court as it was definitely worth the train ride from Waterloo station. Kensington was nothing compared to that except for King... More
22 November 2017|
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Response from GTheresa | Reviewed this property |
Yes you go in the palace, in a restricted area but well worth it. Only thing, it's open August to October I think. It's a very limited time.
4 September 2017|
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Response from Dinah F | Reviewed this property |
Yes they would help, we had a member of our party who had fallen and struggled to walk, a wheelchair was provided free of charge and we were fast tracked. Tell staff at the first gate your worries and they'll sort the rest... More