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Horse Guards Building

Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX, England
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British Military Ceremonial

Always a great sight to see Royal Troops on guard at Horse Guards Arch in Whitehall. A must on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Beautiful building and horse guard!

A very beautiful building which houses the Queen's horse guards. The horses, of course are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bobbie W
Warwick, Rhode Island
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Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always a great sight to see Royal Troops on guard at Horse Guards Arch in Whitehall. A must on visiting London.

Thank MarksiElena
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A very beautiful building which houses the Queen's horse guards. The horses, of course are beautiful. If you're lucky, you'll be there when there's a change in the horse guard. Worth seeing, even if you don't go in!

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great little find. All the well turned out guards and horses are just wonderful to see. All the pomp and pageantry makes me feel proud to be British, especially when your looking at the foreign visitors in total awe of it all

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have walked by the horse Guards many times on our way to/from Westminster to Trafalgar square and frequently stop to see the Guards and their horses. On this occasion we arrived just in time to see the changing of the guards, only took a...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 27 June 2017

As we were walking from Buckingham Palace to Big Ben, we spotted the Horse Guards area, which is wide open surrounded by lovely buildings. We had no idea what it was at the time, but we stopped to admire it from the outside all the...More

Thank CaitlinAnnC
Reviewed 30 May 2017

If you have time, or if this is on the way between other sites you are going to, then it is worth stopping. Don't go out of your way.

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The Horse Guards Building stands between Whitehall and Horse Guards Parade. There is a museum on-site where 18th Century stables can be viewed with exhibits of history and training of regiment and their regalia. There is a 4 pm inspection and changing of the guards...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

If u have some time go and see this place Especially guard changing is the keyword! I wouldn't say this is a must see but still if u have some time go and see it

Thank Latif T
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Horse Guards Building is home of the Royal Household cavalry. A mounted guard is always outside in Whitehall allowing the tourists to test the patience of the horses. Museum inside of the regiment and its history.

1  Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Cavalry is an old and glorious tradition of British Empire. Have the chance to see one of their rehearsals or parades and you will never forget!

Thank edinu10
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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