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Buckingham Palace

The tourists crowd to see the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace.

One of the biggest attractions in London is Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth II's home when she's in town. Tourists flock here to see the changing of the guard, to visit the palace (summer tours help pay for the maintenance), and to see special exhibitions.

The palace is open to the public in August and September. The Queen's Gallery which displays many of the Royal Treasures including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude; sculpture by Canova and Chantrey; French porcelain, and some of the finest English and French furniture in the world is now open.


Open 5 August - 29 September
A timed-ticket system is operated, with admission every 15 minutes.
Adult £11.50, Over 60 £9.50, Under 17 £6.00, Under 5 Free, Family £29.00

More Info: Email: buckinghampalace@royalcollection.org.uk

Address: Buckingham Palace
Postcode: SW1A 1AA
Phone: (+44) (0) 20 7321 2233
Added: August 10th 2002

Related Link: http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/page555.asp
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