"Changing of the Guards" London Tourist Trap Tip by tvor
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All the tourist books advise you to go see the pomp and circumstance of the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. It's crowded, it's a bunch of soldiers marching around with someone shouting at them telling them what to do and where to go. Personally i think it's a waste of time.
Unique Suggestions: go early to get a good spot. I think it starts at 11:30 but off season it's only every other day.
Fun Alternatives: If you want to see something similar, go see the HorseGuards. They have a changing of the guard as well and it's not far from the Palace. Probably less crowded and there are horses. Off Whitehall.
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