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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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I think if ou tak a hop on hop off bus I can see all you need to see in 1 day and take grreat pictures.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I think if ou tak a hop on hop off bus I can see all you need to see in 1 day and take grreat pictures.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thing is, I went on an HP tour recently and had mixed feelings about it, the tour, not the history. Starting with the positives, it really was quite something to stand in the Commons and then the Lords, for the first time, and absorb the overwhelming history of those places. Really, quite moving, when you consider, for a moment, the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Right next to Big Ben. Nice picture from Westminster bridge. Short walk to the London Eye and Westminster Abbey.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Houses of Parliament is a wow factor when seeing it for the first time. You can have a tour if you are prepared to queue up. On Westminster Bridge you'll get a lot of foreigners that play a "Find the ball" game and offer you double your money. These people often have a lookout close by who will tell... More 

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

I did not think I would be that interested in this place as its the seat of our government but, the history is amazing, the portraits are wonderful, you can sit on your member of parliaments seat. The architecture is breathtaking. I was lucky enough to have a one on one tour so I saw more than the tours but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the meeting place of the house of commons and the house of Lords for the parliament of the United Kingdom. It is also known as the heart of British politics. This gothic building that was built in 1016 looks absolutely gorgeous and indestructible but a fire in 1834 gutted the building and was again rebuilt six years later.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The HoP is not just one of the oldest parliament buildings in the world, it is full of history, and a beautiful piece of architecture. The symbolisms inside the building, along with the beautifully ornate arches etc are certainly worth checking out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The houses of parliament buildings are amazing in their architecture and stature. So much history held within these walls. We didn't have to tour anything inside, but we were able to walk around the buildings. Worth a quick visit at the very least!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Although very limited access it's worth visiting and we had lunch at the cafe. A bit expensive but food was excellent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fantastic tour led by a wonderful guide, the whole tour far exceeded my expectations and there is just so much to see. I hadn't expected to be able to walk into both the upper and lower chambers, the robing room. The history is extraordinary and it really makes you proud and humbled . Book well ahead , wear sensible... More 

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Thushani W, Marketing Assistant, Visitor Service, Houses of Parliament at Houses of Parliament, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5* review. I am really pleased you enjoyed your visit to Parliament and that the tour exceeded your expectations. There is a family version of the audio tour, aimed at children aged 7 to 12, where the commentary is in the style of a ‘live’ news broadcast with time travelling reporters ‘reporting from the scene’ on... 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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