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Address: Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
Phone Number: 44 1273 290900
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Rebuilt in the 19th century by architect John Nash, this building features...

Rebuilt in the 19th century by architect John Nash, this building features a unique mixture of classical and Indian styles, which has been labeled as "Hindu-Gothic."

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Lovely building

We took photographs on its lawn post graduation of my sister. Lovely place to hang out and soak in the sun.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took photographs on its lawn post graduation of my sister. Lovely place to hang out and soak in the sun.

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Built as a retreat for a one-time Prince of Wales, this domed edifice has been restored to colonial splendor. Scads of worldwide artifacts convey the reach of empire. Banquet settings speak to the extravagance of royalty (the future king was corpulent), while a counterpoint exhibit showed how the pavilion served as a hospital for Indian soldiers wounded during the carnage... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were amazed by the spectacle of the splendid decor and renovation to restore this wonderful piece of history

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just visited the Pavillion this week and it was clearly very popular, even first thing on a sunny day. Strangely enough I forgot to pay much attention to the outside, but after seeing the dazzling opulence of the interior, it slipped my mind entirely. The visit route is one way, starting at the ticket desk. It is worth noting that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Royal Pavillion on a recent trip to Brighton. It was recommended by a friend who said, 'You can't go to Brighton and not visit the Pavillion', it was a lovely experience. The decoration and items on view were sumptuous. I would highly recommend a visit, look for the beautiful chandelier that weighs one ton, gorgeous furniture and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

watch out for the busy loos , unexpectedly tasty food in the cafe and great views across the park , a sense of history still charming through all the crowds

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's great to see such a well maintained piece of history looking so well. As others have said, the chandeliers are indeed fantastic, but the decor in all the key rooms is great. Attention to detail in some of the artistic workings is a joy. The Pavillions are a 'must see' if you come to Brighton. Also recommended is getting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If in Brighton, you just have to visit this extravagant pleasure palace of The Prince Regent. The whole place is a riot of colour and excess. Only a 19th century prince spending tax payers dosh could build such a fantastical holiday home by the coast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only seen from outside as there was great entertainment in the gardens. Brighton Morris Men were very good. We enjoyed watching them for a long while.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Opulence in the extreme. This playground of the royal Regent of the time, who later became King clearly was spending too much on his pleasure pursuits in the worst taste.

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