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Westminster

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Address: | Victoria Street at Parliament Square, London SW1P 3PA, England
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I took the tour of Parliament with my sons, ages 20 and 16, and we loved it. The next time we'll try to visit when they are in session, because it surely must be a sight to... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took the tour of Parliament with my sons, ages 20 and 16, and we loved it. The next time we'll try to visit when they are in session, because it surely must be a sight to behold. But it is fascinating to just go and hear about the British government and tour the magnificent building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came to Westminster to an event and the Palace is so beautiful. It takes time to go through all the security (rightly so) but, at the end of it, the building is spectacular, whichever room or hall you go to

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

No matter how many times I visit London, seeing the beautiful buildings never gets old. Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey: a must see. Even without paying to go inside the buildings, just sitting in Parliament Square and taking in the view and atmosphere is wonderful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The houses of parliament are one of the most photographed world landmarks. A definite must do attraction in London.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always like to visit these beautiful buildings and listen to big Ben chiming out. Plenty of seats around to just sit and take in the atmosphere of our famous city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute part of town. Gorgeous buildings. Some very expensive shops. Marginally difficult to navigate if you don't know where you're going.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we spent a family day in london so spen a few hours in westminster looking at houses of parliament big ben, parliament square, only oity we didnt have enough time could have spent a lot more looking next time we will book an organised trip

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a magnificent. The architecture is stunning and it reminded me of the past glory of Great Britain. It is stuff like this that once made this country great. This is no doubt one of the attractions that cannot be missed. Hire the guide to give you a comprehensive tour of this place. It is worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an interesting place to visit. Well worth a visit. We did the tour around both houses.Great guides who really no there stuff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Westminster was quite a place to visit. Upon entering, you can feel the weight of history within the walls.

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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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