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    Visit: Buckingham Palace, Spur Road, London SW1A 1AA England

    The official London residence of the British monarch since 1837, Buckingham Palace is the centrepiece of the monarchy and the best-known of all royal houses. Beginning life as a private house called 'Buckingham House' built in 1705 for the Duke of Buckingham, it was brought under royal control in 1761 by King George III and renovated over time into the world-famous royal palace as we know it today.
    Every summer, Buckingham Palace opens its doors to visitors from around the world looking to get a glimpse inside its lavishly decorated rooms and hallways.
    On this Buckingham Palace tour, you'll visit the State Rooms, which include the Throne Room, The White Drawing Room and the Ballroom; each more richly decorated than the last and adorned with ornate furniture, paintings and treasures.
    Enjoy a rare opportunity to visit Buckingham Palace and enjoy the tour at your own pace; an audio multimedia guide explains the history of the palace and the various rooms within the State Rooms as you make your way around. At the end of your tour, you'll walk along the south side of the palace garden, which has splendid views of the west front of the palace and garden.
    To mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria, a special exhibition Queen Victoria’s Palace at this year’s Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace will tell the story of how the young monarch turned an unloved royal residence into the centre of the social, cultural and official life of the country.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I'd been waiting all year for my first visit into Buckingham Palace and I must say IT DID NOT DISAPPOINT !!! Treat yourself and explore the beauty, elegance, luxury and immense history that this place represents...well worth the wait and very fair price since they...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank S745NClauras
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    I went yesterday with my 17 year old daughter, we did not know what to expect only that it had been recommended. We both loved it. The audio, with the touch screen was easy to figure out and very entertaining and informative. We loved walking...More

    Thank Cathy E
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Neither me or my husband were particularly excited about touring the palace, however as we happened to be in London during the limited annual period that the Palace is open to the public, we thought we should go ahead and do it. We were pleasantly...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Mona L
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The tour was very interesting. We saw around 17 state rooms. They were all amazing. We would have liked to have the chance to see some other rooms like dormitories, or dinning rooms.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Cati Q
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    This tour had been recommended to us by many and it did not fail to live up to the recommendations. What a great audio tour. Only certain amount of tickets are sold for certain time slots so not too busy which was great. The palace...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank JackieN01
    Evansadmin, Evan Evans Team at Evan Evans Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Hi Jackie, Thank you for your feedback and we are delighted to hear that you had a fantastic time in the Buckingham Palace State Rooms. Thank you for the feedback on the VOX headsets too – they are such a fantastic way for everyone in...More

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    Jackie C
    August 16, 2019|
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    Response from 45kirstyr | Reviewed this property |
    As long as you have pre-booked and show up at your allocated time I can’t see any reason why you wouldn’t be able to enter. Make sure you have printed your booking confirmation as you need this to collect your tickets.
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    luv2travel1988
    August 12, 2019|
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    Response from 139jackyb | Reviewed this property |
    It’s self paced. It would take awhile if you listened to every single thing on the audio tour and contemplated every artwork. Personally, I just did the highlights.
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    August 3, 2019|
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    If you walk around past the front of the Palace to the left as you are facing it, you will come to Gate C which is on the side of the Palace. If it is at all confusing, ask any guard, The guards are friendly and glad to... More
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