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“Tour of Holyrood Palace”

Palace of Holyroodhouse
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Palace of Holyroodhouse Admission Ticket
Ranked #36 of 393 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence in Scotland of Her Majesty The Queen. Open throughout the year, the Palace of Holyroodhouse stands at the end of Edinburgh's Royal Mile. Explore the Palace's close associations with some of Scotland’s most well-known historic figures such as Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie, and learn how today it is used by The Queen when carrying out official engagements in Scotland.
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Enjoyed the tour around the Palace, however, it would have been helpful if there were directional signs in each room in order to follow the handset guide correctly. Thanks.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank seminarorganiser
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

The palace was small and beautiful! No cues, it was really easily accesible and the walk around the palace and the gardens only took us couple of hours. The perfect sight to see, when you want a slice of history without the crowds of Edinburgh- castle.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

What's cool about this palace is that it's still operating. Despite that, there was plenty to see and the audio tour was fantastic. It was a cold, rainy day so the stop at the tea house before we left for a tea and scone (a must) was a great finish to our visit. The palace is definitely a good spend of time.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We were daunted by the long lines waiting to get in, but enjoyed walking the entire perimeter of the Palace (which you can do without paying entry fee) and enjoyed the interpretive center as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dianawallah
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Palace. We were unable to tour as the Palace was being used by The Royal Family. However, we were told that you actually see around 12 rooms in the palace currently in use.

Date of experience: June 2018
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