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Address: Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
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+44 303 123 7300
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09:15 - 18:45
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Sun - Sat 09:15 - 18:45
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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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This is an almost mandatory stop when in London. Crowds of visitors throughout the day, so you have to be mentally prepared for that. The change of guard was facinating of you... read more

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North Shore City, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an almost mandatory stop when in London. Crowds of visitors throughout the day, so you have to be mentally prepared for that. The change of guard was facinating of you get a choice position up front.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been to Buckingham before but I was taking my husband to see it for the first time. It was just a 20-minute walk from our apartment and so we passed by the Buckingham Palace during one of our morning runs. First of all, it is such a different vibe when you go there super early and during Winter. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Of course it's a must visit if you are discovering London. Must check schedule for the guard changing. When you walk around the palace and continue walk through the park you will fell like you are part of many good memories of UK's Royal.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went as a family trip to explore this gem we live very close to and to pay homage to as it is a massive contributor to our tourism industry. The actual grounds you cover is great however, we payed extra to have the garden tour which I have to say was visually quite disappointing. Understandably they've kept the best bits... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Queen's main residence in London, Buckingham Palace is another of the most iconic landmarks in London proper. There is a wonderful statute of Queen Victoria in front of the Palace and people of all ages are drawn to climbing it. There is a tour of Some of the staterooms that runs from July to October (the cost is 21.50,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the palace as 'return ticket ' within a year by having the back of the ticket stamped in your first visit thus enabling a second visit within a year . Superb value We also added a garden visit and this really was the icing in the cake . Excellent guide although Dutch fluent English and clearly knowledgeable on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for the changing of the guard and thoroughly enjoyed the spectacle. I know it's cheesy and touristy, but it is a joy to watch the horses and pomp and circumstance. Had a great time.

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We walked from Trafalgar Square along the Mall to the Palace. For me it was the highlight of London- it's something you grew up knowing about and it always felt so far away and out of touch. We were fortunate to be there for the changing of the guard! However we were unfortunate to not pre-book tickets for the state... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful palace and I'm sure I say the Queen in one of the windows and I waved at her. Wonderful place with a beautiful park next to it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As grand as expected, we only looked outside as the queue for the staterooms was massive! It's a grand palace. Check the flag to see if the queen is there! The guards and changing of the guards is worth it. Crowded but that is to be expected.

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