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Address: Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7219 4114
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Most of this iconic building was built in the mid-19th century following a...

Most of this iconic building was built in the mid-19th century following a devastating fire in 1834. Westminster Hall survived the fire and dates from 1097. Visitors can book tours through the House of Commons and the House of Lords, and are welcome to watch debates and committees when the Houses are sitting..

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Beautiful church didn't go this time but it is a must for first time I. London. Go early as crowds tend to be there as it gets later.

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Beautiful church didn't go this time but it is a must for first time I. London. Go early as crowds tend to be there as it gets later.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I learned so much! I've always wanted to just visit Westminster Hall but there is so much more to this tour. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and although the tour moved rather quickly, it delivered at every stop. The cafe at the end offered a great ending. I came out feeling more well informed and would recommend to anyone... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cannot recommend this tour enough! This guided tour was well worth the amount we paid! I've actually been back with everybody that comes to visit me and always learn a new bit of information. Mu recommendation to buy tickets online for timed slots.

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Sudbury, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I visited the house of parliament and got some great pictures. We did take the tour as not enough time, and bit expensive.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Paid for a guided tour of the Palace of Westminster (that's where Parliament is housed). There is also an cheaper self guided with audio recording tour but I felt I got much more out of the guided tour. Well worth a visit

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The audio tour was very good. A high level summary of each room which was very interesting. Special experience.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

With an audio guide you can pace yourself.fast forward/rewind. Some /many areas are stunningly different. It's a true Victorian gothic masterpiece. It's also fascinating to see for yourself where Black Rod knocks on the door and where our leaders face each other in debates and PMQT. The explanations of the division bell with the ayes and no corridors were clear... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I’ve been on a guided tour of the Houses of Parliament before, but I must say that the audio tour is much better because you can go at your own pace and the quality of the commentary is outstanding. You will need to go through security when you arrive, which is similar to the procedure you find at an airport.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tickets are not where you think. They are at the Portcullis House which across the street from Big Ben. You walk around to the side facing the Thames River and walk to the far end of building. The actual visitor entrance to Parliament is near the middle of the building basically across from Westminster Abbey. Security is airport style with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

At the heart of the City is Parliament and the Palace of Westminster and these tours are worth every penny of the cost. This building is unique and instantly recognisable World over. The staff are excellent and with an enhanced Police presence you certainly feel safe. For visitors and residents this tour should be high on your list of places... More 

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Westminster
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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