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Horse Guards Building

Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX, England
+44 20 7930 3070
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Nothing really special

Is this actually a Tourist Attraction ? London probably would have at least one thousand buildings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful building from the outside (didn't go in)

If visiting St. James Park, you won't be able to miss this place, as it is on the opposite side of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Montreal, Canada
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Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX, England
+44 20 7930 3070
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Is this actually a Tourist Attraction ? London probably would have at least one thousand buildings that are better and more impressive than thin .. all within a couple of kilometres radius of this Not really impressive from the outside .. nothing beyond average

Thank A202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If visiting St. James Park, you won't be able to miss this place, as it is on the opposite side of the Park from Buckingham palace. The exterior is very beautiful and it contains a rather large courtyard for the horse guard to be on....More

Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If u don't know to do go but on my opinion there is more to do, especially in that area endless things to do. Good point is, it's for free

Thank Latif T
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Horse guards is a Grade I listed building in London and is in between Whitehall and horse guards parade. The current building was built in 1753 and is the HQ of army command. This is an excellent building to veiw and also houses the cavalry...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Horse Guards building is situated on Whitehall, walking down from Trafalgar Square towards Big Ben. You won't miss it - there are mounted Horse Guards and hoards of tourists trying to get a photo. Out the back is a massive Parade Ground. This is a...More

Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 18 August 2017 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 16 August 2017 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 9 August 2017 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 20 July 2017

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
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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