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Address: Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA, England
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+44 303 123 7300
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Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her...

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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A Good Day out.

Visited the palace over the school holidays. We were lucky the weather was beautiful and large crowds. The changing of the gaurd ceremony was magical. The best of British... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Visited the palace over the school holidays. We were lucky the weather was beautiful and large crowds. The changing of the gaurd ceremony was magical. The best of British tradition.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visited Buckingham palace. I must the atmosphere and area was wanderful and amazing. I witness the COG ceremony. Ot was nice to witness this ceremony. With the marching contigents, horses and bands. If you want a front end view you must go early and secure an ideal position otherwise the crowd comes in very quickly. Personally I think he... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So I can check it if my list as seeing the palace of the Queen. However it was a bit disappointing as you are so far away you can't see it clearly. Secondly, the guards are completely off limits now! No fun pics next to the guards or attempts to make them crack a smile. Very disappointing visit. The only... More 

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We went to the palace with our two grandchildren aged 4 and 6 years they were very excited about the palace but they did think they were going to see the queen as part of the visit it was just lovely to see their little faces light up at seeing the palace and how big it is

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Go on a sunny day walk through the park and look at the birds then go to the palace. Can be crowded. Can get some good photos of the guards and the palace then walk back either through the park or around it.

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Wow what an amazing palace The different rooms, the secret passages You do require a bit of pre-planning to visit the Buckingham palace especially for ticket purposes Unfortunately we weren't allowed to take pictures But a must see Even if you don't see the queen

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The atmosphere is a amazing around the palace. It makes you wonder about the royal family and is intriguing in all it's worth. A definite sight see! Just research when the change of guard take place. I can't remember to specify here now.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Get here as early as you can before the crowds start to gather. However,you'll be lucky to get a glimpse anyone famous. So get a good spot enjoy the changing of the guard and then disappear into St James' park for a break from the tourists. If your coming to London for the first time, this must be on your... More 

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Its a beautiful palace and Britain's Iconic.. Try to visit during the Change of Guard Parad.. You can reach here by walking from St James underground or Green Park bus stop.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Started with changing of guard. Was highlight of day. Gave our day a good balance. Quieter, ourdoor morning, busy afternoon indoors with 3 museums. Kids all enjoyed. Ages 4, 6, 9, 11 yrs. Treated them to ice cream after in green park. Watched from the mall between parks.

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