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  Buckingham Palace
by cheekymarieh

The palace is often refered to as Buck House. It has around 600 rooms and is home to the British monarch when residing in London. Its architect was John Nash and was built for George IV. It was first used as a Royal Residence in 1837.

For the first time in its history some of the rooms were opened to the public in the summer 1993. Every summer from 1st August to 28th September there are now tours although they have to be pre-booked. It costs 12 for adults.

Address: The Mall, London
Directions: The ticket office is in Green Park. Nearest Tube: Green Park, Victoria
othercontact: Aug-Sep opening only
Phone: 20 7799 2331
Website: http://www.royal.gov.uk

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 6, 2003
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