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Buckingham Palace is recognised around the world as the focus of national and royal celebrations as well as the backdrop to the regular Changing the Guard ceremony. Explore the magnificent State Rooms which are open to visitors for 10 weeks each...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Spur Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Of course you can only see the palace from a distance but I’m still glad we went. Windsor Castle allows you to go inside and see the chapel and the state apartments so is a better choice. Of course you have to pay to go...More

2  Thank larrys788
Reviewed 2 days ago

Many years ago as a despatch-rider, I went to Buckingham Palace to deliver a parcel and somehow managed to find myself in the middle of it. At the time I told the security guard who ushered me out that I would be back and that...More

1  Thank Monty M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are visiting London, this would definitely on your list. But make sure you come here on the day of the changing of guards. 2 hours of show, you get to see the regiments dressed up in their finest marching up and down the...More

2  Thank drkritisg
Reviewed 3 days ago

Do this tour if you get the chance! Ticketing and security was efficient. What was really nice is that we got an audio guide that gave information for each room. I really enjoyed this better than a traditional tour with a guide because it was...More

3  Thank SaraBourque
Reviewed 4 days ago

Impressive site, beautiful and somehow mysterious . Very long lines for the tour. Don't try to go there without a tour ticket, and make sure that it is open.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the most beautiful buildings in London and should be the number one sight-seeing spot for anyone coming to London.

1  Thank Danny D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love to run, or walk, through Green Park, across Buckingham Palace to St James Park before the tourists arrive. It's amazing and incentive to get some exercise ☺

2  Thank yogiwong m
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a beautiful palace to see. Impressive guards are at the gate of the palace. London is a great city.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A beautiful place for a run. If in town looking for a running option consider the loop around green park and back up by buckingham palace. Message me if you need more runs.

2  Thank ASBuckhorn
Reviewed 6 days ago

Get there in the morning before the crowds come or you will not be able to get a clear view of the Palace. Also be sure to allow lots of time for walking around the area. Stroll Birdcage Walk and The Mall.

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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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nikki220982
8 November 2018|
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Response from Rosemarie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes the guards are always on duty but you need to be there at a certain time in order to see the changing of the guards.
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Trail437492
5 November 2018|
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Response from wanderlustangel | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, auto correct, *redeem vouchers
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rayyanrrana
14 October 2018|
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Response from estela50 | Reviewed this property |
No, I don’t think so
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