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Buckingham Palace

Palace
Buckingham Palace Rd, London, Greater London, SW1A 1AA, United Kingdom
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    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Tue–Fri
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM

Buckingham Palace is the working headquarters of the Monarchy, where The Queen carries out her official and ceremonial duties as Head of State of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth.

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  • Cheffy Michelle Ann Y.

    Changing of the Guards at 11:30am. 💕 The Palace of the Queen 👑

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  • Alyssa N.

    Change of guards at 11.30am. Crowded with tourists!

    Alyssa Ng · 2 days ago
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  • Todd R.

    Beautiful. Park next door is a must.

    Todd Rademacher · 1 week ago
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  • Fahad A.

    ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

    Fahad Alajmi · 1 week ago
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  • Pedro G.

    Gostei de percorrer a avenida que vai até ao Palácio. Imponente. Visitei durante a noite mas fiquei com pena de não ver a troca de guarda. Talvez numa outra oportunidade.

    Pedro Guerreiro · 2 weeks ago
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  • JNET

    It will take a bit of creativity taking a photo without some stranger being in it. Lots of people when I visited.

    JNET · 3 weeks ago
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  • Mireille a.

    La relève de la garde tous les matins à 11h00. Mieux vaut arriver deux bonnes heures avant pour être sûr d'avoir une vue intéressante.

    Mireille aka MiYa's · 3 weeks ago
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  • Leo D.

    Used to be the home of the monarch of the greatest empire on earth, now it's a tourist attraction.

    Leo De W8er · 3 weeks ago
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  • Wijdan A.

    Come early for the changing of the guards..it starts 11:30

    Wijdan Ali · April 5
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  • Yarn L.

    Gets crazy crowded in the morning for change of guards.

    Yarn Lam · April 4
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  • Boris K.

    Дворец Королевы!

    Boris Kolesnikov · April 4
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  • Simone T.

    Bello da vedere il cambio della guardia ma siate in orario perché l'attesa è davvero una rottura

    Simone T · March 31
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  • Bhan L.

    Massive crowds. Can't really get to see the change of guards. Head to St. James Palace to get a clearer view.

    Bhan Lam · March 31
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  • Marcus A.

    It's London, isn't it..?!

    Marcus Agar · March 27
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    The Queen welcomes Mr. Ousmane Matar Breme - the new Ambassador from the Republic of Chad - to Buckingham Palace, 25 March 2015. Her Majesty meets all new Ambassadors and High Commissioners when ... Read more

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    The Queen welcomes Mr Ayeid Mousseid Yahya - the new Ambassador from the Republic of Djibouti - to Buckingham Palace, 25 March 2015. Her Majesty meets all new Ambassadors and High Commissioners ... Read more

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  • Ahmet D.

    nöbetçilerin değişimini izlemedik birşey de kaybetmedik

    Ahmet D. · March 19
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    The Queen welcomes Mr Lazarus Amayo to Buckingham Palace, 12 March 2015. Mr Amayo is the new High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya. The Queen meets all new High Commissioners as they take up ... Read more

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    The Queen welcomes Mr Yousef Al-Khater and Mrs Al-Khater to Buckingham Palace, 12 March 2015. Mr Al-Khater is the new Ambassador from the State of Qatar. Her Majesty meets all new ambassadors as ... Read more

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  • Hector B.

    You can see the guard coming in at the left gate.. but you won't be able to see the complete change, because you'll be far from the center gate. But is a good place if you got in late..

    Hector Barocio · March 16
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  • Julio A.

    So and so...

    Julio Alves · March 8
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  • The British Monarchy

    Over 150 guests attend a State Banquet in the Ballroom at Buckingham Palace to mark the first day of the State Visit of the President of the United Mexican States, Señor Enrique Peña Nieto, ... Read more

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    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh arrive at a State Banquet held in honour of the President of the United Mexican States, Señor Enrique Peña Nieto, and Señora Angélica Rivera de Peña, 3 March ... Read more

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    The Queen with Señora Angélica Rivera de Peña at the official arrival ceremony on Horse Guards Parade at the start of the Mexico State Visit, 3 March 2015. Read more

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    The Duke of Edinburgh and Señora Angélica Rivera de Peña travel by carriage to Buckingham Palace following the official arrival ceremony at the start of the Mexico State Visit, 3 March 2015. Read more

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    The Prince of Wales greets the President of Mexico Señor Enrique Peña Nieto, as he arrives at the start of his State Visit to the UK, 3 March 2015. Read more

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    The Queen and The President of the United Mexican States, Señor Enrique Peña Nieto, arrive at Buckingham Palace at the start of the Mexico State Visit, 3 March 2015. Read more

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    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh with The President of the United Mexican States, Señor Enrique Peña Nieto at the start of the Mexico State Visit, 3 March 2015. Read more

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  • WEI W.

    The changing guard ceremony takes about 1 hour. Do some research ahead to know where are good view spots.

    WEI WEI · March 2
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  • João Gilberto B.

    Muito bonito. A troca da guarda é um programa bem turístico mas meio obrigatório para quem vem pela primeira vez a Londres. Chegue com pelo menos 1h de antecedência.

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    The Queen is shown a copy of Magna Carta by Dr Claire Breay of The British Library at a reception held at Buckingham Palace to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, 23 February 2015. Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 24
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    The Queen meets young lawyers and law students at a reception to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, 23 February 2014. Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 24
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  • Oliver S.

    No, the Queen isn't in

    Oliver Shreeve · February 23
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  • Geert S.

    Not the most beautiful building in the world, but whatever, it's Buckingham Palace...

    Geert Smets · February 22
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  • It's S.

    Love walking here 🇬🇧❤️

    It's S · February 20
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    Dame Zandra Rhodes from is made a Dame Commander of the British Empire by The Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace, 13 February 2015. Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 13
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    Major David Pack of the Royal Gurkha Rifles, holds his Member of the British Empire (MBE) medal which was presented to him by The Princess Royal, for services in Afghanistan, during an ... Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 13
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    Opera singer Susan Bullock holds her Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) medal which was presented to her by The Princess Royal, for services to opera, during an Investiture ... Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 13
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    The Queen meets musician Tony Hadley during a reception to celebrate The Earl and Countess of Wessex's charity work, 10 February 2015. Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 11
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    The Countess of Wessex meets guests at a reception to celebrate her charities and those of The Duke of Wessex following her 50th birthday earlier this year, 10 February 2014. Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 11
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    The Countess of Wessex attends a reception at Buckingham Palace to celebrate her and The Earl of Wessex's charities, 10 February 2015. Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 11
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    The Queen meets meets actress Sheridan Smith during a reception to celebrate the charities of The Earl and Countess of Wessex, 10 February 2015. Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 11
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    The Earl of Wessex attends a reception at Buckingham Palace to celebrate his and The Countess of Wessex's charities, 10 February 2015. Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 11
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    The Duke of York meets guests at a reception to celebrate the charity work of The Earl and Countess of Wessex, 10 February 2015. Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 11
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  • CanBeyaz Ö.

    Kraliyet sarayı

    CanBeyaz Özgan · February 6
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  • Hilal Ç.

    Burayıda gördük✌️✌️

    Hilal Çetiner · January 30
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  • Serkan G.

    The Houses of Parliament is a much more beautiful building than this.

    Serkan Görür · January 28
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  • Chris 

    Absolutely beautiful!

    Chris  · January 26
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  • Helen L.

    See changing if guards.

    Helen L.💕 · January 26
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  • Ghali B.

    L'incontournable :)

    Ghali Bensouda · January 26
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