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Royal Pavilion

Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
44 1273 290900
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Ranked #1 of 85 Attractions in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Getting married
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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." « less
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Shawnee, Kansas, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

This palace is just as beautiful inside as it is out! I so wish that I could have taken photos inside. It was absolutely dripping in gorgeous details. This palace is unlike any that I've ever seen. I loved the exotic feel of the place. It's a very interesting medley of different styles. Even the kitchen was massive and beautiful... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Special trip to Brighton just to see the Royal Pavilion and I wasn't disapointed. The decoration was overwhelming and too many opulent things to take in on one visiting with. My memory of visiting as a little girl has not been spoilt... It has been enhanced.

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Ibiza, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

i always pop into the pavillion when i am back in brighton, as a designer i love being around such opulence and getting inspiration

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Had heard a lot about it and it certainly lived up to the hype and more. A credit to Brighton for saving this historical treasure. The outside is a symbol of Brighton but the inside has to be seen to be believed! So ornate with a "chinese" theme. The audio guide is excellent and fills in so much detail. A... More

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Beautiful inside and out - set in lovely gardens and amazing decor inside. Most people find the audio guide very helpful but as I have a hearing problem, I asked for a written guide. A dog-eared copy was produced that turned out to not be quite in sync with the tour and missing quite a lot of the last few... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The Royal pavilion in Brighton is a great building to walk thru and learn its' history. Over the top does not begin to describe this excess of a structure.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Brilliant place, amazing building and walking distance, a must see place and walking distance from the pier

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Bridlington
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We visit lots of stately homes etc, but have never seen anything quite like the Royal Pavillion. It's amazing, so individual. Indian architecture on the outside, Chinese inspired interior, brought back from being near derelict by Brighton council, well worth a visit

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

This is an amazing structure and has a really interesting story behind it. Much has been restored to just how it would have been in its days used as a summer and Party Palace by George the IV. Well worth the £11 to go in and worth taking the audio guide aswell. Stunning decoration much with an Asian style. Great... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Unlike any other building you will find in the UK. It is very beautiful in its own unique way and I like the fact that it is owned by Brighton.

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