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Horse Guards Building

Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX, England
+44 20 7930 3070
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Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX, England
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"parade ground"
in 18 reviews
"buckingham palace"
in 21 reviews
"downing street"
in 9 reviews
"household cavalry"
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"beautiful horses"
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"st james park"
in 7 reviews
"mounted guards"
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"takes place"
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"interesting building"
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"love horses"
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"queens birthday"
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"guard changing"
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"small museum"
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"churchill war rooms"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great location to get close up picture's of horse guards before or after they are heading to Buckingham palace you are so close to them at the back of the building. You also get close ups at the front of guards standing...More

Thank rknack2017
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very cool place for kids to take their pictures with the Queen’s beautifully majestic black royal horses- just a short walk from Trafalgar Square.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Really interesting building that you can walk beneath and see the Household Cavalry on parade. There’s a museum, stables and offices here so lots of uses for a single building in the middle of the city.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Horse Guards Building links Whitehall to St James's Park. Have visited here several times over the years and since a child have on occasion had a photo taken with the mounted guards. On this visit we had just been to Churchill War Rooms & St...More

1  Thank places2seeplaces2go
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This place was a block away from my hotel on Whitehall Court. I happened upon it when walking to the Churchill War Rooms. The small Horse Guards Museum presents an interesting history of the Cavalry men assigned to protect the Queen.

Thank tonyr21
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

It is along the Whitehall so you can easily recognize it during a walk, however, I am not really interested into horses.

Thank alienwang2012
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

This must be one of the most familiar and photographed parts of London withe two horse guards on sentry duty at the entrance.Probably better to visit this on a warmer day than today.There is also a very interesting museum.

Thank wingate
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Well worth a visit and is close by to Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, Downing street, the London Eye and ST James Park. Definitely worth reading about the history of this place before going.

Thank Kerlair
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Taking a photo in front of the mounted guards is a must when visiting London. The archway leads through to the parade ground which is also a good place to take some interesting photos. There is also a museum dedicated to the horseguards military unit...More

Thank mcmonScotland
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great spot for a tourist photo, you can take pics next to the horses. The guards and horses are immaculate. You don't have to pay unless you go in to the museum.

Thank foodiesurreylady
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Nearby
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
...More
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