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Private Tour: London City Center Historical Walking Tour
"This private tour with an English speaking guide is perfect for a personal introduction to the Royal family history the origins of this massive world capital and it’s best kept secrets walking inside the very heart of LondonNot only will you get your bearings and cover the major landmarks you will also discover the entertaining stories of history's main players: Winston Churchill King Charles II Queen Elizabeth II and many more. Our guides will take you to the hidden spots and along the way they will provide you with insider knowledge and helpful advice so you can to make the most of your visit.The whole experience will be orchestrated t National Gallery Nelson’s Column
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Private Walking Tour: Highlights of London with a Blue Badge Guide
"Enjoy a leisurely walk with our Experienced Blue Badge English speaking guide through the beautiful and historic city of London. Starting at Big Ben you will learn all about this famous old clock and the Houses of Parliament that sit next to the River Th then up past the Prime Minister's home and the Horse Guards Parade where you may see the Queen's personal cavalry on duty. There is so much to see on this tour and after walking past several national war memorials and other state buildings you will find yourself in the bustling Trafalgar Square home of Nelsons Column with its picturesque fountains and national galleries which house some of the finest art in the world. Next up you'll visit Covent Garden and China Town. Then see Leicester Square and London's answer to Times Square
From GBP67.00
 
Private Tour: London Historical Walking Tour Including The British Museum
"Your tour is led by an English speaking guide for an intimate visit around the City center with the guard change at the Buckingham Palace and ending with the highlights inside The British Museum.After exploring the City center at the old neighbou covering centuries of art and civilisation at the most famous museum in the city of London and an world wide vault of treasures.Your expert guide will take you on the most fabulous history experience along a chronological path  from magnificent jewellery to astonishing sculptures. Th Nelson’s Column Whitehall Home of British Prime Minister The houses of Parliament
From EUR185.00

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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace was originally Buckingham House and owned by the Duke of Buckingham before being bought by George III and eventually becoming the official Royal residence when Queen Victoria and...
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hevbell
Sep 27, 2016

Gates of Buckingham Palace

The gates of Buckingham palace are quite impressive with a gold plated coat of arms. The palace is the working office and sometimes residence of the Queen , although Windsor is the more used...
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Jim_Eliason
Sep 12, 2016

Victoria Monument

Victoria Monument sits in front of Buckingham Palace and is built in honor of Queen Victoria. It was completed in 1924 to celebrate one of England's most successful and loved monarchs. The Queen...
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Jim_Eliason
Sep 12, 2016

Changing of the guards

It is a "must see" in London the changing of the guards, in the royal palace. Many hundred people compress against the grids, to see a show that, in the palace's yard, has not much to see. Part of the...
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solopes
Mar 21, 2016

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in a Car

we happen to chance upon the Royal Couple Riding their Royal Limousine while returning to Buckingham Palace from the Gallipoli Centennial Clebrations and I happen to have a fast hand to shoot some...
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machomikemd
Aug 12, 2015

The Queen's Residence

Although there many many Official Royal Residences of the British Crown scattered across the United Kingdom, the main Official Residence of the Crown Monarch (at Present Queen Elisabeth II) is at the...
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machomikemd
Aug 12, 2015

Buckingham Palace

Seeing Buckingham Palace (outside only) doesn't cost anything, and if you arrive at the right time you can also watch the Changing of the Guard. The ceremony takes place daily from April to July and...
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SallyM
Aug 01, 2015

Thorough inspection of the New Guard.

At 10.45 am starts on the parade ground of Wellington Barracks the formation of the new guard and the inspection of the Guardsmen.This was done by a little man; as he wore a normal cap, not a bearskin...
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breughel
Feb 01, 2015

Who is on guard?

The guard duties are normally provided by a battalion of the Household Division and occasionally by other infantry battalions or other units.As you might know the Household Division is made up of...
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breughel
Feb 01, 2015

Beautiful gardens

I've only visited the gardens so I don't know anything about the palace itself. However, I enjoyed my time in those beautiful gardens and if you have the chance, you should go there. I've heard that...
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LucyStanmore
Jul 04, 2014

Beautiful gardens

I've only visited the gardens so I don't know anything about the palace itself. However, I enjoyed my time in those beautiful gardens and if you have the chance, you should go there. I've heard that...
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LucyStanmore
Jul 04, 2014

Buckingham Palace

Another stop on the agenda of most tourists. They only offer tours for a brief time every year but I got lucky when I was there. While wandering around the area, the retired palace guard in this...
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Skibbe
May 05, 2014
 
 
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Things to Do Near Buckingham Palace

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Changing of the Guard

more pictures of the changing of the guard in Buckingham Palace The changing of the Guard in Buckingham Palace is the most visited part of a Buckingham palace tour and is way similar to the Changing...
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Royal Mews - Buckingham Palace

At the Royal Mews were more impressive carriages, ones I have seen the Queen and Prince Philip riding in. Some others in the collection are the Scottish State Coach, built in 1833, the Irish State...
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Guards Museum

It was a sunny afternoon and we walked through the park to reach the museum. It was closed the last time we went - it was a Sunday then too and it closes at 16:00. This time we had about an hour to...
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Spencer House

When Earl John Spencer bought the half acre plot of land in 1756 to build his lavish London house the architects made the garden to be joined and overlooking the Green Park. The garden it was...
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St James's Palace

This is the London residence of several minor members of the royal family and is found on The Mall close to Buckingham Palace. It was built between 1531 and 1536 in red-brick, the palace's...
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Transport for London

Since I'm from Germany I'm used to and love going by tram. I have to admit I really didn't no anything about it until last November. My lovely landlady (where I stayed at a very great B&B) told...
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Getting to Buckingham Palace

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The Mall, London SW1A 1AA

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  • Sunday 09:15 to 18:45
  • Monday 09:15 to 18:45
  • Tuesday 09:15 to 18:45
  • Wednesday 09:15 to 18:45
  • Thursday 09:15 to 18:45
  • Friday 09:15 to 18:45
  • Saturday 09:15 to 18:45

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