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Royal Pavilion

Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
44 1273 290900
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Ranked #1 of 83 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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Portsmouth
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Stunning but became very busy with large groups of chattering kids! Get there early - it opens at 9.30am.

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Headed in here not knowing what to expect and emerged 4 hours later because there was so much to see (and we had lunch in their cafe). No photos are allowed on the inside unfortunately. It was incredibly interesting, well preserved and restored and presented, and opulent. You receive an audio guide to explain all the rooms but due to... More

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Goole, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Loved sitting outside drinking cold drinks in middle of our tour of the pavilion. Lovely view of the Pavilion gardens. Prompt service by friendly staff.

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Andover, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Quite often in UK you pay a hefty entrance fee to feel ripped off. For £11 per head we spent ages in here and had a nice snack and prosecco in the cafe. The fact that it was ever allowed to deteriorate is shocking to our modern sensibilities but the renovations are excellent and the dining room is stunning. Really... More

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Watford
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

£11 to get into venue. £13.50 for four tiny sandwich fingers, 3 tiny cakes, 1 scone and pot of tea (we ordered two lunch 'packages' and only got one pot of tea). Nice view from balcony but we sat inside with kids.

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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The Brughton pavilion is so unusual building, located in beautiful garden, with so interesting history, I suppose it talks for itself. I highly recommend to take an audio guide, enjoying the musical room lying on the floor, and at the end take a cream tea at the pavilion cafe.

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Bournemouth
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Visited on on what must have been one of the hottest days of the year with every tourist on the planet with The Royal Pavilion on their hit list. The Palace is a charming oddity yet uniquely is well at home within the bohemian setting of Brighton. The building houses some lovely rooms, interesting furniture and surprisingly large chandeliers. As... More

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Pune, India
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I was so,taken by the lovely flowers in profuse bloom ...fuchsias and hydrangeas in the garden that I decided to enjoy,the pavilion sitting in the garden outside.

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London
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Magnificent and stunning must-seen attraction! Its opulence and style were incredible. Beautiful tea room with a balcony too.

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Calgary, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The Royal Pavilion was one of the major draws to Brighton for me. It is so distinct and unique from other attractions around and well worth the visit. The Chinese style rooms are stunning and fascinating. With admission you are given an audio tour guide but I would highly recommend taking a tour with a real guide. A professional guide... More

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