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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace Road | The Mall, London SW1A 1AA, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
+44 20 7839 1377
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Ranked #102 of 1,134 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Gardens
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... more » 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. « less
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Deming, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

It is Beautiful but then not much to do there. Nice sculpture nearby. Need to see it though, how can you go to London and not see. Short walk from Picadilly

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

A trip to London is not complete without going to Buckingham Palace. A beautiful historical building, it gives you the opportunity to sense some of the grandeur of the British Monarchy. You may even get to see the changing of the guard! Lovely photo opportunities. Always busy with tourists, but definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Visited Buckingham Palace in September to visit the State Rooms and all I can say is wow!!!!! The rooms are fabulous and it feels amazing to see in real life the rooms seen so often in official photographs. Very enjoyable and well organised. A must see for all.

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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

A nice great place that you must see during your visit to London, there is also a nice place for buying souvenirs .... Highly recommended

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Whether you are a Royalist or not a visit to this site is an unmissible opportunity to understand what it is to be British. The ceremony, the pomp and the tradition are depicted with the utmost attention to detail and you will be left impressed whether you are looking at the changing of the guard or daydreaming of days gone... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

It's nothing much to look at on the outside but the inside tour is quite nice. Beautiful rooms and such. If you want to see the changing of the guard go early to get a spot by the gates. In the winter it only takes place every other day at 11:30 am and days change every month so in Oct... More

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san diego, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

The palace and grounds are amazing. A great walk through history. Go on the weekdays to avoid the crowds. Buy your ticket in advance to make sure you get in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

It is what it is...a place you must see in real life. If you are in London, you would be crazy not to check this off of your list. If you are wanting to see the changing of the guard, look it up before hand and make sure it is going on the day you plan to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

You can see it from the outside as you can see the pictures of most important London monuments. You meet people outside, you can sit for a while and watch the palace and its typical guards. Nice to go but nothin special.

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Warsaw, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We went here but did not do any tours. We took pictures with the guards and their uniforms are beautiful!

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