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Royal Pavilion

Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
44 1273 290900
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Ranked #1 of 84 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Full of history, wonderful decor, very interesting to visit. Take your time to explore and do not be rushed. Use the guided talk to make your visit more interesting, it's worth it.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

It is a self guided audio tour, so you can go at your own pace, or skip entire rooms if you like. (I son't think there is much worth skipping though) I prefer the tour of this royal residence to the Buckingham Palace tour. It feels a bit more like a home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This is a truly magnificent if bizarre building. To find this pseudo oriental palace in a British seaside town is really very strange.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The royal pavilion is very nice, open gardens and surrounding areas. able to eat outside or inside. Museum on site is a must to visit, in a good location too

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Takes you away from the mundane into the fantasy world of the King & architect.Enjoyable surroundings outside both to sit as well as see performances

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

What a treat! It is an incredible building with a superb interior. . The Prince of Wales (later George IV) contemporaries called it the folly but it is a must see for today's lovers of architecture and history. The style is "Indio-Saracenic" and it is beautiful to see. If you know a little about the history of the time, it... More

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The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Breathtaking. The information given with the hand-held guides is fascinating and worth listening to. We also had very nice scones and tea in the cafe.

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Windsor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Worth the entrance price ..all those golden dragons everywhere!So much fantasy in the decor! The free audio guide enhances the tour.I felt like I'd been to a lavish party.

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Brighton and Tuscany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

One of Britain's great (and bizarre) palaces. Get a private guide to expore the life and home of the Partying Prince Regent... Surely he started the whole "Brighton weekend" thing?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We had a fun visit to the Royal Pavilion. It is incredibly beautiful. The historical information was fascinating.

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