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Address: Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
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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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The most beautiful palace in Brighton. You can take good pictures there and have a picnic behind it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The most beautiful palace in Brighton. You can take good pictures there and have a picnic behind it.

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Thank Katherine V
Imerovigli, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On of the most interesting visits to royal palaces! The best royal residence in Europe in terms of renovation, but also beautiful colors, fabrics, furniture, art de la table and air de l'epoque. The most imressive kitchen of that time I have ever seen! Very entertaining and educating!

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Berkshire, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am not sure what we were expecting but the Royal Pavilion is well worth a visit. I recommend spending the extra £2 on the audio guide that bought the place to life. There are some spectacular rooms and including or stop for tea and some excellent cakes we landed up spending 2 hours here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An absorbing few hours wandering, an excellent mixture of restoration and recreation. The friendly and knowlegeable staff help bring history to life.

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit with lots of unique pieces of furniture and Light Fittings. Should not be missed by anyone.

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Great Ayton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's impossible to describe the grandeur and opulence of this building - you have to go and see it for yourselves.

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london
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

entrance fee was expensive at £12:30 but the palace is gorgeous! I recommend getting a audio for a bit of extra information on the rooms as signage is vestry limited. ( audio guide in only about 2-3 minutes long per room, so not onerous, although they have extra bit if you want to listen to more, we didn't)

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Ammanford, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A visit well worth making if you are ever in Brighton. It was my wife and I's first visit and we were highly impressed with the building both externally and the high standard of internal design and decoration.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely location in which to forget about your cares, as you walk around the gardens and take in the beautifully, ornate 'Indo-Islamic' architecture of the Royal Pavilion itself. Even if you don't get a chance to visit the Royal Pavilion itself, a wander around the outside of it, will still be worth it. The Royal Pavilion was originally made... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Pavilion's deocration is quite reasonable in most of its rooms - though that may be just because all the contents were sold off. There are two extraordinary rooms, full of gold-leaf dragons and amazingly extravagant decor inspired by the orient (in the way that Las Vegas is inspired by Europe's capitals). Worth a visit to stare at those rooms... More 

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