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Buckingham Palace

Address: Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England (Westminster)
Phone Number: +44 20 7839 1377
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Ranked #49 of 2,399 things to do in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Historic sites, Landmarks & points of interest, Gardens, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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, Landmarks & points of interest, Gardens, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

we friends went to see the Palace. We took some time at the gate for pictures. Recommended to anyone with interest in British history, Monarchy etc. You see from soldier uniform to palace structure & architecture. Though some places ain't allowed and thats expected but still enough to see.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

It was great to see this historic place - i was able to get in ( during opening in summer) and see this great place and British monarchy It was well organized and would take approx 2 - 3 hours for seeing the palace related rooms - Transcript was provided through the head phone - there are around 20+ around... More 

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bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

was there with family in may 2014 and also with my niece and sister in law. it is jam packed and we timed ourselves to be at the time when change of guard ceremony happens. it is bit long but is worth the wait and watch. it is just that there are milling crowds jostling to catch a direct glimpse... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

You must visit Buckingham palace if your visiting London it's a great part of Britain and there are normally hundreds of tourists at the gates. It's nice to see the soldiers on duty and the palace in all its glory

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I went to Buckingham Palace with a friend, it was great to see Britain's Palace, that has been resident to British sovereigns since 1837 to the present monarch, Queen Elizabeth 11. I would recommend anybody to visit Buckingham Palace that has an interest in British history, Monarchy or just to see the changing of the guard. You don't have to... More 

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Hertford, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

My Sister and I visit the state rooms every year and it never gets boring. You are given a headset and it tells you a little bit about each area of the Palace you travel through. You see things such as famous artwork, the international gifts to the Queen, the throne, and the gardens. The experience is staggered by the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

I went to the palace, it's an amazing place. Tourist love it there must of been hundreds whiching the changing of the guards and the house hold Calvary.. which always amazing to see.

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Wollombi, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

If you have never seen it, then Changing of the Guard is interesting to watch once or twice. I lived in London as a child and saw it often and thought it was pretty boring back then. My view has not changed as a visiting adult. But sometimes if you hang around outside long enough, you may be lucky to... More 

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Lihue, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

It is always wonderful to see Buckingham Palace. I've now seen the changing of the guard twice and it is always wonderful to see. The only problem is it is always so crowded. I would recommend getting there early and standing across the street from the entrance on the steps. It is the best way to see most of everything.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

One of the most disappointing attractions in my trip to London. The building is just gray with little decoration. The guards where wearing grey uniforms instead of the red and they were very far away.

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