"Buckingham Palace" Buckingham Palace by grandmaR

Buckingham Palace Travel Guide: 11 reviews and 47 photos

When we were here in 1950, we had free access to the front of Buckingham palace. We watched the changing of the guard and so on.

But now, no buses can go in the front of Buckingham Palace so the closest picture I got was from the bus as it drove by (top picture). When my grandson and I visited, we got a taxi to drop us off by the Victoria monument

After having seen several palaces and castles in Ireland (Bunratty, Muckross House, Blarney Castle and Kilkenny), my grandson wanted to see Buckingham Palace, which I think he thought would be grander than the others that he had seen. He found Buckingham somewhat disappointing in scale.

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  • Last visit to Buckingham Palace: Jul 2002
  • Intro Updated Jul 2, 2007
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  • Purpleshade's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2005 at 11:51 PM

    Your tips are not boring! I remeber my grandma taking mreto see the changing of the guards years ago, she had such a fat little dog it almost made the gaurd smile. Lesley

  • masc4s's Profile Photo
    Aug 14, 2004 at 7:25 AM

    Super opening photo! Let's see some more!

  • GillianMcLaughlin's Profile Photo
    Aug 10, 2004 at 6:44 AM

    I've yet to see the Changing of the Guards, but love the AA Milne poem about it! Happy smiley pictures of your family.

  • ettenaj's Profile Photo
    May 23, 2004 at 1:02 PM

    Nice little page would love to see more

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