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Houses of Parliament

Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA, England
+44 20 7219 4114
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Most of this iconic building was built in the mid-19th century following a devastating fire in 1834. Westminster Hall survived the fire and dates from 1097. Visitors can book tours through the House of Commons and the House of Lords, and are welcome to watch debates and committees when the Houses are sitting..
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Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA, England
+44 20 7219 4114
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Reviewed yesterday

Book online. Recommend booking one of their tours as the guides are great at explaining. I think available only on certain days, but would try to incorporate. Very interesting to hear about the House of Commons, the House of Lords, how the Queens does the...More

Thank Joanne W
Reviewed yesterday

We walked around just to see the detail and beauty of these buildings. Another great view is from the other side on the Thames River, if you get a chance take a river cruise to see Parliament and Big Ben from the river. Beautiful buildings...More

Thank drw2112
Reviewed yesterday

You must go and visit this iconic landmark and if possible go inside and see Westminster Hall, or even better get in and see a debate in the commons or Lords. I am very lucky and have visited on a few occasions and had a...More

Thank ImaGuildfordian
Reviewed yesterday

Its nice to go to the area visit the Parliament, Big Ben, London Eye and get a nice stroll. Great restaurants and always somethings going on around there.

Thank thaisfuncia
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The whole scene around this iconic land,ark is absolutely fantastic and definitely to be recommended. It is a "must" visit.

Thank Markeverett
Reviewed yesterday

This stunning building is a must see in London however it is currently undergoing repairs so it is not as postcard ready as it normally is. I highly recommend visiting at night as well to see it lit up. Wish I could have gone inside...More

Thank Adam F
Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic place connected to the big ben - a really impressive and beautiful site - london is so fantastic

Thank Lynne_Hartley
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Paid for a guided tour and was worth every penny. Top tip: the ticket office is across the road opposite Big Ben!

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed yesterday

we ordered tickets on line .was easy. we took a self guided tour . the houses were a great exsperianse. we loved evrey minute we spent insidewith an audio guide

Thank howie903
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I was amazed by how beautiful the houses were and how they expanded over many blocks. Do not skip walking along the houses to see elaborate gates and catch wonderful pictures!

Thank mstacey24
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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16 July 2017|
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Response from Thushani W | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We recommend arriving 20 minutes before your tour begins to allow for passing through airport style security. You can find more information under 'Planning your visit' In the 'Visiting' section... More
Guohui C
9 June 2017|
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Response from Thushani W | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. When the Houses are sitting, visitors coming in to watch a debate will be restricted to the public areas of Parliament, (Westminster Hall, St Stephen's Hall and Central Lobby). However, on... More
Lily G
30 May 2017|
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Response from Thushani W | Property representative |
Hi Lily. Thanks for your question. Guided tour group sizes are no more than 25 people. We also provide self-guided audio tours, which allow the visitor to set their own pace. Please see the website for more details.