We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Royal Pavilion

Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Save
Share
Book In Advance
1,953
All photos (1,953)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“audio guide”(592 reviews)
“music room”(276 reviews)
“dining room”(190 reviews)
About
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."
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Brighton
Contact
4/5 Pavilion Buildings | Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
Website
+44 1273 290900
Call
Ways to Experience Royal Pavilion
from $19.90
More Info
from $10.60
More Info
from $34.60
More Info
from $53.20
More Info
Reviews (7,284)
Filter reviews
6,249 results
Traveler rating
4,128
1,707
288
79
47
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
4,128
1,707
288
79
47
Show reviews that mention
All reviews audio guide music room dining room george iv banqueting room prince regent queen victoria tea room ice rink amazing building the kitchen over the top own pace cream tea entrance fee interesting history worth a visit
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 6,249 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are at Brighton you can’t skip the visit of the palace. Super impressive interior with total Chinese and Indian decor and style.

1  Thank erol-ron
Reviewed 2 days ago

The newly restored central room under the big dome is a triumph. Reconstructed original axminster carpet, the wallpaper painted in platinum leaf and the red silk drapes woven to the original pattern bring the room alive as another great climax in the Pavilion experience rivalling...More

1  Thank Ewan C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The palace is just an amazing place to walk through. An Indian palace stuffed to overflowing with Chinese artworks, artifacts, wonderful pre-victorian furniture, and loads of dragon sculpture and imagery.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Been here a couple of times. Well worth the visit, so much to see of this Royal Playhouse. Wouldn't mind one myself! Make sure your have the audio tour to make the most of it.

Thank darkessex
Reviewed 5 days ago

From a distance this building is SPECTACULAR; on closer inspection it is in DIRE need of a clean, but hopefully all the fences blocking off the front of the building have been put up in preparation to do just that. I didn't go inside as...More

1  Thank howiet1971
Reviewed 6 days ago

When visited when Harry and Meghan came to Brighton, the Royal Pavilion really is beautiful. I look forward to one day visiting when it is all lit up at night and colourful. ** I have tried a few times but this review crashes when I...More

1  Thank CarissaInspired
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was very interesting to see how King George and subsequently Queen Victoria lived in the early years of her reign and the story of World War 1’s Indian Military Hospital. You need a little more than an hour and it closes by 5pm. Nice...More

Thank AshishMac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to see one of the best chandeliers ever then go, it really is magnificent. Don’t get more than one audio guide as they can be turned up to quite a decent volume.

Thank sjhilder
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brighton never ceases to surprise me - sea, beach, whole gamut of restaurants, most original buskers, exquisite homes and copious street sleepers - a town of extremes thus the Royal Pavilion certainly fits in! It's ornateness is indescribable! Thank goodness for the helpful audio guide...More

Thank 453Elaine53
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful and unusual palace, looks like nothing before. Definetly must see spot in Brighton! Strongly recomended!

Thank Bakytgul K
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 45 nearby hotels
Premier Inn Brighton City Centre Hotel
2,910 reviews
.16 miles away
Queens Hotel
2,607 reviews
.17 miles away
Royal Albion Hotel-Brighton
3,263 reviews
.17 miles away
Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront
1,651 reviews
.17 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,309 nearby restaurants
IL Bistro
553 reviews
.06 miles away
Bella Italia Brighton North Street
342 reviews
.03 miles away
English's of Brighton
1,420 reviews
.07 miles away
The House Restaurant
800 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 467 nearby attractions
The Lanes
5,474 reviews
.06 miles away
Brighton Dome
350 reviews
.10 miles away
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
841 reviews
.09 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
SRekik
August 22, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Richard P | Reviewed this property |
I'd say two hours to really take in the detail. You could do it in less but it's not the cheapest place, and a quick scoot round probably isn't good value for the entry fee.
1
Vote
ShaunT792
July 5, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
I found this too. Use Google maps.
2
Votes
ShaunT792
July 5, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Glenn A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, The Royal Pavilion is a long way from where it shows on the little map inset. It is much nearer the sea. If you tap on the little map it will bring up a bigger map. Expand that and look just east of the A23 a few... More
1
Vote