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Royal Pavilion

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Address: Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
Phone Number: 44 1273 290900
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Getting married
Description: Rebuilt in the 19th century by architect John Nash, this building features...
Rebuilt in the 19th century by architect John Nash, this building features a unique mixture of classical and Indian styles, which has been labeled as "Hindu-Gothic."
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A real surprise

Visiting the pavilion was a real surprise. It looks great from the outside but the interior is even more exciting. The lighting is excellent, not dark and dingy and the silver... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

Visiting the pavilion was a real surprise. It looks great from the outside but the interior is even more exciting. The lighting is excellent, not dark and dingy and the silver sparkles. Well worth a visit.

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Louth, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

Parking impossible! Go on the bus... Lots of little shops with eclectic taste and alternative goods. Great eateries, especially the noodle bar. Spend some time just browsing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

Have visited many times and still learn more and see more. It has been really well and sensitively restored. The music room and main dining room are spectacular.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

This place never ceases to amaze me. It is breathtakingly beautiful. Simply stunning. They have a very good audio system and a nice tearoom where you can have a break half way around the tour. The banqueting room is awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

I love this place, well I did get married here. Get there early before the crowds and school trips to enjoy it at its best. It may seem a fairly high price to pay but pay the extra and get the audio tour too. It's well worth it. Take you time too take it all in. These rooms are both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The interiors of the Royal Pavilion are absolutely amazing--photos don't do them justice. I didn't listen to the audio guide, but the signage was for the most part informative enough. A must-visit!

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

A trip to Brighton and not going to the Royal Pavilion wouldn't seem quite right. Good audio guide leading through the history and development of this incredible building. Staff on hand and knowledgeable. Just a bit crowded in places but can't have everything

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Saw Ryan Adams play. Venue is easily accessible, spacious and quick service at the bar. Audience was very subdued by Ryan was amazing!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

One of the best palaces I've been to in the UK. Very informative audio guide, and polite/helpful staff. Would visit again!

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Swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Loved the exuberance of this building and how it changed over the years. At this time of year we found there were not too many crowds. The entry price was reasonable too.

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