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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
+44 303 123 7300
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Buckingham Palace Tour Including Changing of the Guard Ceremony
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Buckingham Palace Tour Including Afternoon Tea
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Buckingham Palace Entrance Ticket with Royal London 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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“state rooms” (1,939 reviews)
“royal mews” (468 reviews)
“queen's gallery” (225 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:15 - 18:45
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
Westminster
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+44 303 123 7300
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Reviewed yesterday

We did not tour the palace, we went for the changing of the guards. What a truly beautiful place this is with all the blooming gardens. Although we were not right up close we probably seen more as we witnessed the horses and guardsmen marching...More

1  Thank oest112755
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is a must to visit Buckingham Palace when the State Rooms are open to the public. The theme for this year’s exhibition is Royal Gifts, you are able to wonder throughout the 19 State Rooms and learn about the gifts that have been received...More

1  Thank StyledbyGeneva
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We watched the changing of the guard it was very enjoyable, try to get a place on the central Island for the best view, heavy security so get there early and police will not let you close to gates if you luggage, back packs or...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed yesterday

This really is a must, the outside gives not a clue to the quite spectacular interior, the free audio guide is well presented in how it tells the story of each room, they tell us the places needs a few hundred million to stop it...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed yesterday

First time to Buckingham Palace, it was just awesome, the rooms are just beautiful and we saw all the queens gifts received from around the world

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the gallery tour, mews and the state rooms of the palace. There is also a guided garden tour which we unfortunately didn't have time to attend. We were not rushed and the staff were first class. Allow plenty of time as there is...More

Thank Jon010116
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked online before so had a timed entrance, queue took about 20 minutes due to heightened security the day after a tube bombing It was dissapointing as you did not really see the true palace. Some nice rooms and the art work was interesting. Also...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed yesterday

Booked our tickets online and collected from the ticket office, the staff were really helpful and even though there was a long queue it did not take long to get our tickets. We did Buckingham Palace and garden highlights tour. The Palace is amazing and...More

Thank littleschoie
Reviewed 2 days ago

I appreciate the place and its significance. You will know the area better when I join the walking tour which will give you more information about the history. Beautiful palace, the architectural designs and the garden surrounding the palace. Plus points for the walking tour...More

Thank labjoy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting in September was a great choice as we could see more of the palace as the Queen was on holidays. It's worth a visit. As I walked the impressive hallways, through the beautiful rooms and out to the extensive gardens, I thought how lucky...More

Thank Monique B
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Westminster
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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Jose702013
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
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Response from loramoo | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Buckingham Palace is only open during the Summer months. It closes on 1st Oct 2017 until next Summer
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30 August 2017|
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Response from llong32 | Reviewed this property |
About 1.5 to 2 hours if you take your time
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