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Westminster

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Address: | Victoria Street at Parliament Square, London SW1P 3PA, England
Phone Number: 442072193000
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What a great place

This was a great place to visit, the rich history, the beautiful tour,the paintings. There again seeing such great architecture the history

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ramsey, Minnesota
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Ramsey, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a great place to visit, the rich history, the beautiful tour,the paintings. There again seeing such great architecture the history

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very good choice to see some history of United Kingdom. The Kings and Queens of the old days, all in one place.

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Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a beautiful and stately building. The history is amazing. If you are going to be in London only once it is definitely a must see. Remember to take lots of pictures but it is crowded in the area so be sure to hang on to your belongings.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are visiting London there are some sites you must see and often it's the ones that are FREE that are the better attractions. Walk around Westminster & soak up the atmosphere. It doesn't cost you other than a tube fare. Get a one day travel card or try to look at an oyster deal as I think it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No visit to London is complete without going to Westminster....if you haven't been to Big Ben, parliament square..etc you haven't been to London.

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

No where in the world will you find such historical buildings within such a short distance. The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben within 5-10 minutes. A stone throw away is Buckingham palace, Horse Guards parade, Whitehall and the entrance to 10 Downing street not to forget Trafalgar Square and the London Eye, meandering leisurely through all of... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We scheduled the tour (about 90 minutes) for our visit at Westminster. Very insightful and enjoyable for adults. Teens and young adults may fin the tour a bit long. For them, is suggest the audio guide. They will get all important information but on a faster pace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Book a tour about £16 per person, guided tour, see where the politicianswork make laws and debate, see where the queens prepares before opening parliament. A great experience

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was so crowded on the day we went. We decided to take a quick walk thru. No doubt it was beautiful but expect large crowds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This building is beautiful!!! I just couldnt get enough photos of it. I've seen photos etc before but its so much better to see it in person. It's an amazing building. I didnt go inside, but i definitely would love to go inside and see. I'd say its a definite must do, to even go and take a picture!

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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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