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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."
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“audio guide” (565 reviews)
“music room” (261 reviews)
“dining room” (178 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

Best example of 19th-century chinoiserie anywhere in Europe.Definitely worth a look around try for Two for One tickets and a must if you are into architecture and well worth a visit if not

Reviewed yesterday

Fabulous 2hrs spent in the pavilion, used 2 for 1 ticket offer with train tickets, so was £13, instead of £13 each, amazing decor, very friendly informative staff in each room who gave an overview. I didn't realise Queen Victoria had used the royal pavillion,...More

Thank alisonsussex
Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful example of British eccentricity. The building would not look out of place in India, but must have raised a few eyebrows when this was built.

Thank cfcglen
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

this is a very pretty attraction but the grounds often look worn down and improperly maintained - the national trust would do a much better job! Also there aren’t really any benches so you’re forced to sit on the grass - not appropriate for my...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have wanted to visit here for a while. It is lovely inside especially the downstairs. We all found it very interesting. However the entry price is a tad too much & they keep asking for more donations in each room. I totally understand it...More

Thank Pds1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve been coming to Brighton for about 40 years since I was born and never been here till today! I never expected it to be so impressive and interesting inside. The rooms you get to walk through are breath taking. The banqueting hall, kitchen and...More

1  Thank emma d
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It really looks impressing and form a foreigner country. Really worth to visit. We visited it with our school and everybody was interested in the monument.

Thank Ramon P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Didn't even know I could get a discount after living here for 28 years haha, but wow it was worth it. But.... I can imagine it gets very busy in summer, so choose a time of year to go when it's quiet. Oh... and you...More

Thank Dara J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have visited Brighton many times and never even realised you could visit The Pavilion. The self guided tour leads you through the magnificent rooms. The dining room is breathtaking. An audio tour is available for £2 or you can listen for free on your...More

1  Thank RDLMN
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the most interesting buildings in Europe with its Indian/Chinese/Egyptian plus British style! Very interesting and nice flashback to the past. I will definitely take my family and friends here next time! I give 4 stars because I felt a bit frustrated...More

Thank Lili T
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20 November 2017|
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Response from Steve F | Reviewed this property |
Yes they seem very helpful! But there are steps and no lifts .
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.