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Downing Street

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Downing Street, London SW1A 2AL, England
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Downing Street, London SW1A 2AL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We couldn't see where the prime minister lives as it was gated and of course, the public wasn't allowed in. But, none the less, we had to take a picture of the street sign to show we were there!

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited in 2016 from the top of the hop on and off bus. Due to the rain we did not disembark. Nice buildings on a well manicured street, in a nice neighborhood. I was surprised that the area wasn't more exclusive.

Thank prissypoodle123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Downing Sreet can't be visited by the general public as gates block both ends, but we approached from HorseGuards & St. James's Park way and didn't know how to get to the main entrance, so we asked the duty Policemen (armed) behind the gates for...More

Thank Leiyu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a sad reflection on modern society that we now have to employ security guards outside London venues - Tesco express, public houses, toy stores and public servants houses. From the Whitehall gates you can just catch a glimpse of the terraced house fronts...More

Thank mike d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't see a thing because it's all locked down. Waste of time ... Armed polive man. Big gate. A joke.

Thank freshprince85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The street itself is fenced off so you cannot see the iconic door (at least I could not as there was some construction taking place. The entrance of the street is view able with guards etc fi you just want a photo.

Thank NavG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a shame you have no chance of getting down Downing Street or seeing the iconic door. Gates cover entrance and armed police so don't even try it!!! You can see the original Downing Street door in the Churchill War Rooms.

Thank ljbunny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't go out of my way to visit 10 Downing Street, but if you are in the Westminster area it is worth stopping by for a moment. Although this is one of the most famous addresses in the world, this was by no means...More

Thank MrWarrenM
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I am glad I went by but nothing of the iconic door can be seen by the public as you can see from other reviewers photos. Just the gate out front. Not a loss but not what I really wanted to see.

Thank Adam F
Reviewed 12 July 2017

There is really nothing to see here other than the armed guards at a gated fence. I didn’t even know it was an attraction until I asked someone why people were gathering around a gate. I would suggest not reaching into your backpack while standing...More

Thank digitalroc
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Westminster
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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