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Royal Pavilion

| Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
+44 1273 290900
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Rebuilt in the 19th century by architect John Nash, this building features a unique mixture of classical and Indian styles, which has been labeled as "Hindu-Gothic."
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  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“music room” (237 reviews)
“dining room” (172 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
+44 1273 290900
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Reviewed yesterday

Been wanting to visit here for ages, and finally made it! The outside is gorgeous, the inside is interesting as well. No need to go for the audio guide, unless you want to hear all about the wallpaper. The 9 min film shows you a...More

Thank MarijkeLondon
Reviewed 2 days ago

was fun to see the opulent decorations, loved the dragons defiantly an must if you don't visit anything else in Brighton

Thank Liz L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Brighton's Royal Pavilion is an extraordinary building - well over the top in fact! A far eastern edifice transported to England's south coast for the amusement of royalty - and now for the amusement and interest of everyday folk! The internal furnishings complement the way-out...More

Thank Ruth5757
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to see on a rainy day. £16 each got us into the pavilion and art museum. Looked around for about an hour in pavilion. 30mins in the art museum. Interior was very interesting. Not interactive just looking at rooms, but for people interested in...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This time we only walked around the outside due to time,but have previously been inside.The Building itself is amazing.Tall Pinacle Towers and Domes.A well preserved piece of History.Parts of the building,you are not allowed to even stand on,so it was really funny as one family...More

Thank elizabethann1954
Reviewed 4 days ago

Did not go inside the palace to see the collection. We just went to see this from outside and to the gardens. The palace looks familiar for me being from india. The inside was a little pricey considering i have been to tons of such...More

Thank Ujas_Doshi
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a couple of days in Brighton and finished off by visiting the impressive Royal Pavilion. My wife had visited the location around 15 years ago with her Mum and wanted to go back there.So before we departed home we spent the morning at...More

Thank essexdutchie
Reviewed 5 days ago

George IV led an extravagant lifestyle that contributed to the fashions of the Regency era. He is known as the most dandiest dandy. This palace was build in Asiatic style although king George has never been in India or China.

Thank Jos v
Reviewed 5 days ago

I did not expect to see something like this in Brighton. The pavilion looks interesting from outside, but the interior really blows you away. Take the audio guide (its only 2 pounds extra) and you easily spend 2 + hours walking around the pavilion. Must...More

Thank SusaMasa
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Pavilion was built as a Royal residence at the beach for George 1V when he was the Prince of Wales, his doctor had told him that the sea air would be good for his health, so no expense was spared. He was enamored with...More

Thank Sherril E
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12 July 2017|
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Response from MrWil_low | Reviewed this property |
The nearest that I can think of would be the Churchill Square shopping complex - maybe a ten minute stroll away. Alternatively you might get lucky in the back streets.
8 July 2017|
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Response from kazzy100 | Reviewed this property |
one of the salons off the music/retiring room was still closed for refurb in mid June but everything else was open.
Les C
8 March 2017|
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Response from fiona w | Reviewed this property |
Grounds are free and delightful