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The Mall

Address: The Mall, London London SW1, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Ranked #167 of 919 Attractions in London
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Ok, Malley is not a word. This is a great place to be.. Once you've been here you can really feel it when you see it on the telly for royal events.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The Mall is the road that connects Buckingham Palace to Admiralty Arch (and further to Trafalgar Square) and runs alongside St James's Park. Apparently under the Mall is a network of tunnels, including one that connects Buckingham Palace to the UK Prime Minister's Office. My wife and I walked from Trafalgar Square, through Admiralty Arch and down the Mall to... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Mall runs from Trafalgar Square to Buckingham Palace and St. James Park is on one side. Beautiful tree-lined street and is great for a leisurely walk while sight-seeing.

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London, United Kingdom
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608 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The Mall is the road that links Trafalgar Square to Buckingham Palace and crosses through St James Park. A beautiful stroll through St James Park on a pleasant day is pleasant enough in itself. Walking from Trafalgar Square to Buckingham Palace on The Mall is something highly recommended. Walk slowly, enjoy the gardens and breathe.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The Mall runs from Trafalger Square to Buckingham Palace. It is well worth the stroll seeing Buckingham Palace loom larger as you get closer. The road is crowded on royal occasions but less so when nothing is on. Enjoy St James Park and the beautiful buildings on the opposite side of the road.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

From the big gates right the way up to Buckingham palace this is a nice walk. We were here when they had cycling on so that was enjoyable.

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France
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you're British this is a complete must. Such an integral part of our history. Even if from elsewhere still a truly wonderful stroll. Lined by wonderful buildings and the park. Ok not the shortest - but not that long either. Great when all the flags are out - and then Buckingham Palace at the end. All the more impressive... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The Mall leads directly to the Palace and St. James Park. I can still envision the crowds gathering for such historic events as the wedding of Charles/ Diana, and Will /Kate. I recommend you get there early in the day to walk the distance without the crowds that are guaranteed to form later in the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This road is the road we've always taken to visit Buckingham palace. I always forget how long it is, there is a park on the left hand side which you can enter and sit down in if you need a break. There is rarely any traffic so some people walk on the road. The long walk is worth it when... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We walked parts here and there. Just walk around the fountain and front of the palace and that gives you enough. Our feet were so tired we wouldn't have made it. Good to approach the palace from this perspective though.

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