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Address: Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
Phone Number: 443031237300
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Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her...

Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen. It is one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today. During a visit to Buckingham Palace, visitors can see the nineteen magnificent State Rooms, which provide the setting for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining. All rooms are furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection. A visit also includes entry to the special exhibition, A Royal Welcome.

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Buckingham Palace Tour Including Changing of the Guard Ceremony
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The changing of the guards

This one of the things in your child's life he will never forget. The pageantry is wonderful. It is a most for a trip to London

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Wicklow
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This one of the things in your child's life he will never forget. The pageantry is wonderful. It is a most for a trip to London

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow ...what a site ...open all year you can visit the news which houses the carriages of state the cars and some of the horses used ...the history riding school and care that is attached to the traditions is amazing ...added to film and litrature with information on walkies well worth going to see ...i will also say well done... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Need to go and see where queen resides and watching the changing of the guard. Seeing the changing of the guard s is great to watch, kids love to see as well.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You've heard about Buckingham Palace and you've seen it on TV for years. It's been the setting for Royal processions and ceremonies for countless years. So I had high expectations upon arriving outside the amazing black and gold gates. Well, the scale is unbelievable. It is HUGE. One thing I didn't really know about is the amazing courtyard area in... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

At 11:30am every day you can go see the changing of the guards, it lasts about 30-45 minutes, its free and a very cool experience to witness. In July Buckingham Palace opens up in July, reserve your ticket online in advance to avoid the long lines.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Famous place to visit and take pics, rich in architecture it was easy to access by train, had a good tour overall.

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Herts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a very pleasant 1.5 hours walking around the very impressive state rooms. The hilight was definitely the exhibition of The Queen's day outfits, ball gowns and hats throughout her reign. The audio commentary is an excellent way to glean all the relevant information. Nice to have some afternoon tea in the tearooms as the tour ends.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

With it being the residence of the Queen, I expected it to be more spectacular from the outside. The pomp and circumstance of the changing of the guards (daily in the summer) was a fantastic treat to watch. Get there early as the crowds get large and bring food/water because if you leave your spot to get some, you might... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the palace on our trip to London it was fantastic to see the palace and the guards and the children loved the fact it was where the queen lived! The area is spotless and I would recommend anyone to visit

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Zahle, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really nice palace to visit and what is really nice is the area around the palace. Green park and victoria's monument. Really a nice place in london to visit!!

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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