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Address: Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
Phone Number: +44 303 123 7300
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Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her...

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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You cannot go to London and not see the quintessential Buckingham place , OK its hard to get inside , but the history and pomp is just what England is all about spend some time... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You cannot go to London and not see the quintessential Buckingham place , OK its hard to get inside , but the history and pomp is just what England is all about spend some time gazing about at the crowd. just enjoy the place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Changing of the guards just wonderful and extremely professional. Surrounding area was clean. Felt very safe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A busy tourist attraction for obvious reasons. A short walk from the nearest tube station green park. You rock up take some pics and off you go it is what it is

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The park and palace looks really good and you can take a lot of pictures and if you are lucky as me you can see a queen also

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The change of guard parade is a must see at this place. It happens every alternate day in winters and daily in summers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I bought the "Royal Day Out" ticket which allowed me entry into Buckingham Palace, the Queen's Gallery, and the Royal Mews. The palace itself was very nice, yet crowded with soo many other tourists...too many were navigating from room to room that at times there were queues from room to room. The Queen's Gallery was very small and was kind... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've seen the exterior of Buckingham Palace and watched the Changing of the Guard. I can't say I have 'visited' because there are only two months a year one can tour the Palace due to it being used by the Queen the remainder of the year. I wasn't enthralled by the Changing of the Guard. The Palace is something unusual,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Gorgeous building and surrounding area. But it is extremely busy with tourists around the time of the changing of the guard. Must see sight of London though!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here several times but this time was special. Brought my friend who was visiting from Malaysia and we were privileged to have seen and waved to Prince Charles being driven out of the palace. Changing of the guards draws crowds of people daily

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't know what I expected but It was a run down building with police outside. I think I expected a big grand palace and it wasn't once you got up close. No wonder it's costing billions to fix

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