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Royal Albert Hall

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Address: Royal Albert Hall | Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7589 8212
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7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Opened in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall is the world’s most famous stage. It...

Opened in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall is the world’s most famous stage. It is also one of London’s most iconic and visited tourist attractions.

Over the years, it has been the scene of over 150,000 performances; from Wagner to Sinatra, The Beatles to Beyonce, Muhammad Ali to Adele, and is home to the celebrated BBC Proms.

Whilst the venue is most famous for its shows by night, by day this treasured building is open for coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and guided tours of the building.

Tip for tour ticket holders: Enjoy a 10% discount on items in the Hall’s gift shop and Cafe Bar.

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After walking across Kensington garden we came upon the Royal Albert Hall by happenstance - a very colorful and colorful building and very uniquely shaped for a place of such... read more

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Whitby, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After walking across Kensington garden we came upon the Royal Albert Hall by happenstance - a very colorful and colorful building and very uniquely shaped for a place of such grand entertainment.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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The RAH really is a top venue for listening to classical music. We visited for Prom 50 (Tchaikovsky - Fantasy-Overture 'Hamlet'; Rachmaninov - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Prokofiev - Symphony No 3 in C minor) and had a wonderful evening. Inside the RAH is a spectacle in its own right and I find the seating comfort good compared... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have seen a few concerts here. It is a stunning venue for sure. Arena,stalls and boxes are the best seats. The circle is a bit too steep for me and the sound gets a bit dodgy up there...same too with gallery standing... The venue can get really hot and humid in the summer.

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RHA is unique. We believe sound quality is very good. All parts have good vision of stage area. Proms programme excellent. Great range of activities. Not to be missed in London.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful home of the BBC Proms. Regular visits every year do nothing to diminish the awe of the building and the exceptional standard of the music night after night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been to the AH a few times for a variety of events. Concerts, opera, and last visit for the ballet, Swan Lake. This is a treat of a venue and a must do for the bucket list. Pre dinner dining is excellent but book well in advance.

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

Always a pleasure to visit The RAH. I always gasp when I enter the auditorium even though I have been there a hundred times. Plenty of bars and toilets, easy to find your seat, helpful staff. Dinner was excellent, duck salad was amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For a special event, I booked the "Fine Dining Experience" at RAH to go with the Cirque du Soleil. It completely lived up to its advertising, and I saw parts of the RAH I have never seen before.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We listened to The Sixteen late night prom and it was sublime. A wonderful sound. It is always good to visit the Albert Hall especially in the Prom season.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great place. The guide was good and it was wonderful to see the Royal Albert Hall after seeing it so often on TV. The Albert Memorial across the street is also worth a visit.

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