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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 via mobile

Buckingham Palace, I suppose, is one of the most famous places in the world and if you’re in London it’s not to be missed. Visit by foot and take in surrounding sites like Green Park, St James Park, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben.

1  Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can't go to London without seeing BP. It's a grand area surrounded by large fountains, museums and parkland around. Expect lots of people around there and if you do want to watch changing of the guard at 11am (every second day) make sure you...More

1  Thank charlene_veverka
Reviewed 2 days ago

What's not to like about of the most famous places in the world? Obviously there were hundreds of people there but the grounds outside the gates (obviously you cannot go inside the palace area) are extensive so plenty of places to stand around and enjoy

1  Thank Karen70P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Be prepared for a lot of people. We visited it in the evening as well as during the day. As it gets closer to the change of the guards, more people come. We opted to not do the tour simply because of the high number...More

1  Thank Eroca
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Buckingham Palace the day before it was due to close for the winter. If you are in London this is a must visit if you come to London. Getting around the Palace is easy. You are given an iPad which is a visual...More

Thank jacquieNn
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful buildings. Lovely grounds. Worth seeing. There is much to see and take in, so take your time and enjoy it. Check when open.

1  Thank ATravelerMidwest
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

loved seeing the palace the tinted cars with police escorts coming to and from made it even more special. very pretty a lot of people in the area and the roads were having work done a lot of cones not great for crossing the roads....More

Thank daniellepoppy2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

Of all the castles and palaces I've seen around the Europe this is one of the least interesting. The grounds are just a boring expanse of dirt, without any landscaping. I saw some desultory marching of the guards, who were dressed in gray and not...More

Thank Matthias M
Reviewed 3 days ago

You have to do it. Lots of people there so it is a jostle to find a position. Changing of the guard. It is a great walk around this area of London lots to see.

1  Thank 397debra
Reviewed 3 days ago

Must see! Very beautiful spot to take photos and enjoy feeling "royal" for a few minutes. From Westminster, take a quick stroll through St. James park and you're there! Enjoy!

1  Thank KailieRGD
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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4 September 2017|
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Response from Dinah F | Reviewed this property |
Yes they would help, we had a member of our party who had fallen and struggled to walk, a wheelchair was provided free of charge and we were fast tracked. Tell staff at the first gate your worries and they'll sort the rest... More
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Response from loramoo | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Buckingham Palace is only open during the Summer months. It closes on 1st Oct 2017 until next Summer
31 August 2017|
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Response from llong32 | Reviewed this property |
About 1.5 to 2 hours if you take your time