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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
+44 303 123 7300
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Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen. It is one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today. During a visit to Buckingham Palace, visitors can see the nineteen magnificent State Rooms, which provide the setting for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining. All rooms are furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection. A visit also includes entry to the special exhibition, A Royal Welcome.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
+44 303 123 7300
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to the palace to watch the changing of the guards. Loved the hype, alhtough the changing was a bit monotonous it was still worth the long wait in the cold. Guards were looking fabulous in their uniforms.

Thank Roanoke21
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Massive waste of money that could be used to actually fund public services - best recommendation is to convert this into a homeless shelter. It's also regularly patrolled by hired thugs with guns - not recommended. Generally makes me sick to look at....

Thank Nathan P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is such a lovely building. Everyone remarks how small it is in real life and it's true. It's looks smaller than you expect. It's great watching the guards. The police are friendly even though they are on duty to protect the entrance. It is...More

Thank Lane-English
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You must take in the grandeur of Buckingham Palace if you're in London. Approaching it as you walk through Green Park is awe inspiring. Excellent place for photo opportunities. The Palace and Victoria Memorial will take your breath away. If the flag is flying, the...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First family trip to London. Kids loved every part of touring the sights. There is not much to see at the Palace to be fair. It could do with a few historical boards to give some background and history. 5 mins and its time to...More

Thank MacOnTheHill
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are many things to visit. Be prepared (fast track could save some precious time - pay for it)...

1  Thank José Ricardo G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Did not look like the pictures I’ve seen all my life. I would not have recognised it. No good vantage point for a photo. It was much smaller than that expected and way less impressive. The gates were pretty spectacular though. Too many people about,...More

Thank lynne p
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent experience ! Feel royalty all around. Just looking at the palace is totally mesmerising. Worth a visit

1  Thank seemasahai2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lot of people come to the gates of Buckingham palace to take few photos, but sadly thats it. Nothing much to do but gawk for few minutes take few selfies and go. Could do with a grand tour to be worth the tourist attraction

Thank Shashanka I
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a our shorted review ever. If you are in London, you haver to walk by Buckingham Palace. It's as essential to your geographic experience as air is to breathing. The first visit we make was the about ten years ago on the 50th...More

1  Thank Al_Doyle_Seattle
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
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Michelle H
13 February 2018|
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Response from georgedubi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the palace is only open during the summer months whilst the Royal Family are away in Scotland. Visit the website for this years dates.
John B
20 January 2018|
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Response from Robyn R | Reviewed this property |
The gardens are part of the tour, though you have to purchase the food and drink as the ticket doesn't include that. The gardens are lovely!
16 January 2018|
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Response from djwoo1971 | Reviewed this property |
You get...Buckingham Palace, The Queen's Gallery and The Royal Mews...you purchase a time block as well...so you have to be at each place at each time...The Royal Mews was interesting, all of the royal transportation and... More