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Address: Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
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+44 1273 290900
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09:30 - 17:00
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Rebuilt in the 19th century by architect John Nash, this building features...

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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Magnificent

The Royal Pavilion is very impressive from the outside, on the inside it was truly magnificent,every room had the wow factor, how lucky are we that this building has been... read more

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Royal Pavilion is very impressive from the outside, on the inside it was truly magnificent,every room had the wow factor, how lucky are we that this building has been preserved for everybody to enjoy. Very accessible , a fascinating history lesson. I came a couple of years ago it was closed for refurbishment so glad I managed to come... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There's not that much inside the pavillion, but what there is is beautiful and interesting. The cafe is great but expensive. A fun hour (two with the cafe)

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Leicester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We bought a double ticket for the i360 and the Pavilions . The Pavilions is a real step back in time and money was no object, it is like the National Buildings up a level. Did think the grounds where very disappointing but as I work in parks I might be a bit picky. If you visit Brighton you must... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our host brought us to Brighton to see this stunning Indian style pleasure house of King George. The outside is very impressive and the rooms inside are sumptuously furnished in designs it was imagined were like that of India. The tea rooms are lovely here too and a nice way to finish up the tour. The gardens outside the pavilion... More 

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

What a quirky building this is. The only royal residence that the royals decided not to hang onto owing to its very exposed location plumb in the centre of Brighton. Restoration work is still ongoing but the main showstopping rooms - the dining room and the music room - have been restored to all their glory. Normally I don't bother... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Extraordinary, unique place. If you take children, ask them to count the number of dragons. Spectacular chandeliers. Tour recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Bizarre and truly spectacular, would highly recommend. Very informative. I didn't think it was worth buying the guide as we came in as all the information is on the tour but a good keep sake.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've wanted to visit for a long time but only just got round to it. The outside is impressive enough, but the interior is absolutely stunning. The music room in particular is amazing, so detailed and extravagant. The room explaining the construction, use and restoration of the pavilion was really interesting and there are a lot of tempting items in... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its a nice place in the central of the city that you have to visit. The garden is just lovely and the view of the royal pavilion is just amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've passed the pavilion many times, but never ventured in. On a wet and rainy day in January we decided to change that. And so pleased we did. From the outside you can see the Indian inspiration, but the inside has a completely different style, more Chinese. The music room and the dining room are simply stunning. If this place... More 

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