"A better way to see the changing of the guard" Buckingham Palace Tip by londonlover

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  The Horse Guards, dismounted
by londonlover
 
 

This is the Horse Guards Dismount Ceremony, which happens daily at 4 PM at the Horse Guards Parade area near Buckingham Palace. Obviously, based on this picture, you can get an excellent view without waiting forever, unlike the Changing of the Guard at the actual Palace. It's a very solemn but entertaining ritual, and I'd recommend seeing this over the traditional ceremony.

Address: Horse Guards Building, Whitehall, SW1
Directions: Nearest Tube: Charing Cross
Phone: +44 303 123 7300
Website: http://www.s-h-systems.co.uk/tourism/london/horse-guards.html

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  • Written Sep 8, 2003
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