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by jexelot

One of the most famous buildings in the World. Buckingham Palace is open to the public for two months each summer, August and September, with 18 rooms to view, including the Throne Room and State Room. There is always high demand for tickets.

Immediately in front the Palace is the Queen Victoria Memorial, unveiled in 1911 constructed in finest white marble . Topped by a gilded Victory and surrounded by four figures.

Particularly popular with visitors is the Changing of the Guard Ceremony. Held daily at 11.30 am in summer, and on alternate days in winter. Leaving their Barracks at 11.00 am sharp, the New Guard as they are known, march to the Palace. The Old Guard hands over to the New Guard during the Ceremony.

Address: The Mall, SW1
Directions: Green Park tube
Phone: +44 303 123 7300
Website: https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/the-state-rooms-buckingham-palace

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  • Written Feb 6, 2004
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