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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Buck House is only open for public tours a short period each year. If you have lucky enough to be there at the right time would definitely recommend.

1  Thank HAPPYBIRDJZ
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Buckingham palace you don't see all 750 rooms but Her Majesty allows tours for several months of the year. Entrance through the back gates it was amazing to see so many state function rooms only seen before on TV or in a book and the...More

Thank David G
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Beautiful......beautiful........beautiful. Unfortunately the Queen was not present for our visit but her home is magnificent.

1  Thank Michael D
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In the palace, I visited the State Rooms and the Royal Mews. Both tours are worth it. The state rooms are magnificent. The organization is impeccable and the narrative contained in the audio guide provides the necessary information. I just regretted that there was no...More

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You should visit. Its very small section of the palace but worth the visit. And the gift shop is amazing, you will never find what they sell out the palace

1  Thank Nadosht-R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was my fifth visit to Buckingham Palace. I took some American friends and came away totally embarrassed by the mess it's become. It used to be a civilised experience - not any more. The entrance is shabby, disorganised and chaotic. Staff were shouting and...More

Thank Drurygal
Reviewed yesterday

It is well known that the Queen's home is at Windsor and that her office is at Buckingham Palace. I must say that we were a tad disappointed, Buckingham Palace from the outside is not all that grand. We watched the Guards on sentry duty...More

Thank Jeffry B
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The place is amazing, with the surrounding parks and the tidy streets and the great statues, it is great to watch the guards change ceremony , it is held usually at 11 am... but u have to check their website, because it is not held...More

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Me nd my daughter went for day visit, we were very excited Security was very evident nd we felt safe

Thank mumsybell7
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Loved the tour of the palace and the changing of the guards This was a definite highlight of my first trip to London

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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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Keith K
16 September 2018|
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Response from pussycat72016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I booked tickets for summer 2018 from the Palace website in December 2017. Dates are limited to when the Royal Family are not in residence over the summer, from 22 July - 23 September for this summer. They will be... More
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Keith K
16 September 2018|
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Response from ZCBill | Reviewed this property |
It's open only during August and September and also a couple of weeks in January. The castle website gives you details and you can book tickets.
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Kristin M
9 September 2018|
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Response from NYTraveler023 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure the changing of the guard is 11:00 am.
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