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Address: Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7839 1377
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Description: Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her...
Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen. It is one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today. During a visit to Buckingham Palace, visitors can see the nineteen magnificent State Rooms, which provide the setting for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining. All rooms are furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection. A visit also includes entry to the special exhibition, A Royal Welcome.
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4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

beautiful historic building with thousands of tourists trying to get a peek and hold cameras up in your face. worth a look but tip is to go for walk down to palace at 7/7:30 before anyone is around and sit and have a good look/photos then stroll Hyde park or ride.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I can honestly say this was a lovely experience my children chose this over a west end show. They did get restless after a while unfortunately there was nowhere for them to play while the old ones continued to enjoy the delights of the palace. While not overly expensive for 2.5hrs and the staff were very helpful I found it... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful place to visit. You can only entered some of the areas, but this is one of the places where they have the straight face guards. It is also a fun place to visit.

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leicestershire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Outstanding trip to the palace state rooms. We began with the queens gallery, then the royal mews and finally the state rooms at the palace. There were thoughtfully placed benches to rest on the way round and the audio guide easy to use and very informative. The highlight were the state rooms which were stunning in every way. The staff... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Wow, If you get the chance to visit the Staterooms when they are open to the public, do yourself a favour and go. They provide audio tour equipment in the entry cost. When you don't feel ripped off, you don't mind spending on tea at the garden cafe or at the souvenir shop. Thumbs up for this one.

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The palace has to be the heart of London - so much of our history originates here and remains the hub for many national celebrations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We made the visit through the gallery's and the dining ball rooms of the estate rooms open for the public ... the devices used are intuitive easy to use and the life I buckingham palace well explained .. art objects are wonderful either those like paintings and paintings but also and especially trays, spoons plates. ... you feel like a... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We visited during the time when queen is away in Scotland so the state rooms are open for touring. It's all well and good to just go look at the palace but touring the state rooms was amazing. An audio guide is included and there were so many interesting things to see and learn about. Very cool to stand in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

So interesting, the kids loved their own tour guide audio , they were constantly laughing , beautiful palace

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We were lucky enough to be in London during the time the Queen is in Scotland, so were able to visit Buckingham Palace. We visited 19 state rooms and one was more beautiful than the next. You are able to tour at your own pace. There are a few stairs.

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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 highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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