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Buckingham Palace

Address: Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
Phone Number: +44 20 7839 1377
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Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle Day Trip...
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Ranked #68 of 923 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Gardens, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of...
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Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Gardens, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: 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, Royal Childhood.
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Bedford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

If you make the time to see Buckingham Palace, make sure you time it well to see the changing of the guards. Each time I visit London I still love to see this. The precision and history behind the guards remains unchanged. We were lucky enough to following one set of guards (band) up the Pall Mall and through to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Visiting with the family, not sure what the fuss was about. Not much to see as the gates are closed (Obviously!) and few London Guards standing on guard, marching every now and then. Few pictures at the gate and fountain and we're off...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We did the State Rooms tour. I would definitely recommend this to anyone going to London. Its quite interesting and lovely to see the rooms and art. The tour lasts about an hour and a half and well worth the money. The only bad thing I could say is that the gift shop at the end is quite expensive Also... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Such a beautiful building, its lovely seeing all the different nationalities so interested in our lady's palace!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I don't think anybody coming to London should miss out on a visit inside Buckingham Palace, it is truly a remarkable day. The day out will suit all ages, the Place itself is amazing, each year their is a different exhibition, we were lucky enough to see a selection of clothing worn by the royal family through the years. Then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Over the years I have visited many times, taking in the State Apartments, the Mews and the Gallery. All are magnificent. I especially like the Gallery. As a Londoner, who can make repeat visits easily, I pay to go in and then can attend all the excellent exhibitions within that year at no additional cost. I think all the Royal... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Excellent exclusive tour around the palace.. The rooms were breathtaking, glass of champagne at the end with a finishing touch of walking out if the front gates of the palace.. Wonderful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

actually, i couldnt had a tour in, i think it opens only in Summer (i am not sure 100%). but it was nice too Buckingham Palace from outside too. you can walk by the Park after the visit of Palace and see all the ducks, swans, squirrels :) it was really nice.

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Walked to Buckingham Palace and watched the Changing of the Guards which was extremely crowded and long. Since we had already seen the changing of the guards at Windsor Palace we left early. The Changing of the Guards is not something you would want to do more than once.

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Simply amazing! An exclusive tour of the throne rooms, with my sister and mum. All of the staff, especially Dawn and Henry (tour guides) were knowledgeable and so helpful. Dawn made sure she personally spoke to all visitors before the tour started, which was so lovely and welcoming. Thank you. This was a surprise for my mums birthday and she... More 

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