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Address: Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
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+44 303 123 7300
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9:15 am - 6:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:15 am - 6:45 pm
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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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Styled Photoshoot Around Buckingham Palace
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Small-Group Changing of the Guard Walking Tour
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Very nice to see

Who doesn't want to go and have a look at where the queen loves? A great day for all tourist, including those from this country. A great location, and a tourist hotspot.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was a bit disappointed when I saw it expected more. Hampton court is so Much better. Glad I saw it but wasn't that impressed. I prefer Edinburgh castle

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Royton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Who doesn't want to go and have a look at where the queen loves? A great day for all tourist, including those from this country. A great location, and a tourist hotspot.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We booked tickets for the summer opening and were very excited about getting to look around the palace. I felt it was spoilt by the massive queues and droves of people everywhere. We had to queue for directions, queue to join a queue to go through security, queue for the audio guide then people dodge around the palace. The inside... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always love a visit to Buckingham Palace, even if it is through the gates. Our boys enjoyed watching the change of guards. Next time maybe the Queen could wave hello, just a thought! 😀

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Dublin, Ireland.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived about an hour before the changing of the Guards and got a great spot at the railings. It filled up quickly behind us. Very ceremonial event and the music was an excellent bonus. Would be miserable in the rain but we were lucky with the weather.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very busy, but what do you expect. Was gutted that we didn't see the changing of the guards as it's done on alternate days, however it was nice to go up to the gates and take in where we were. Always worth a visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I advise to wait at the entrance of the square, so that once past the entourage, to be able to exit quickly towards St. James Park

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was fantastic. Even if you are not British or a royalist it's worth the experience just to se the architecture. To look at the gates alone and see the level of workmanship is breathtaking. We were lucky to see the house and trap out for a trot . Also the changing of the guard.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was very nice. Took lots of pics. A bit crowed but hey it's a tourist spot. Be sure to visit this place if ever in London.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting the palace was first on our list when visiting London as we've been countless times yet never been. Unfortunately it's not all that. The gates are impressive and the fountain in the square is pretty but apart from hanging around to see the changing of the guard there's not much to do. The palace itself doesn't impress much from... More 

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