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Address: Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
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+44 1273 290900
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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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Tadley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited the Royal Pavilion yesterday. In total it took us about an hour to walk around to 10 or so rooms that are open to the public. The highlight is the banqueting room which is laid out ready for a Georgian Royal Banquet. The building is very interesting from an architectural viewpoint given how it has grown from a humble... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Royal Pavilion is very impressive from the outside, on the inside it was truly magnificent,every room had the wow factor, how lucky are we that this building has been preserved for everybody to enjoy. Very accessible , a fascinating history lesson. I came a couple of years ago it was closed for refurbishment so glad I managed to come... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There's not that much inside the pavillion, but what there is is beautiful and interesting. The cafe is great but expensive. A fun hour (two with the cafe)

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