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Royal Pavilion

Open today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Rebuilt in the 19th century by architect John Nash, this building features a unique mixture of classical and Indian styles, which has been labeled as "Hindu-Gothic."
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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4/5 Pavilion Buildings | Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE, England
+44 1273 290900
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 April 2004

If you are in Brighton, definitely, definitely, definitely take the time to see the Royal Pavillion. If nothing else, the shock value of the interiors are worth the few pounds sterling it costs to get in. Although the decoration might be considered tacky, it has...More

13  Thank Getaway12438
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 April 2003

I toured (unguided walking tour) this local landmark on my first and only trip to Brighton, England in December (2002). Is it worth a visit??? If you have between 30 minutes and two or three hours, and about 9 or 10 dollars a piece to...More

11  Thank Getaway30158
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a fabulous place to visit, we just couldn’t believe our eyes, if you go to Brighton it’s a must do, you will not be disappointed, I have seen many stately homes, palaces etc but this is something else.

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Reviewed today

We had a great day as we also booked the tunnel and passageways visit. We also made use of the tea room as I had a voucher that included cream tea. We started with the tunnel and passageways visit as it started more or less...More

Thank Sylvie C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting tour, well enhanced by the audio guide but leave plenty of time if you want to do the gardens and museum as well

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved this place from the fantastic staff who are so enthusiastic about where they work to the wonderful and decadent decor. Amazing !

Thank hilarys64
Reviewed 5 days ago

The splendour of this place is quite breathtaking. Very well worth a visit and a credit to the people who care for it.

Thank G07
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is so beautiful.stunning building...ice rink has been put up for Christmas and the New Year..walk around is so relaxing..

Thank kathandherb
Reviewed 5 days ago

A well spent hour and a half with very helpful staff. Recommend a visit. Arrange parking beforehand or get a taxi!

Thank brynelfed
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went to England on a school trip,the third week of October . We visited the Royal Pavilion in Brighton and it ' s simply amazing .The Pavilion was built for George 4th ,who was considered as an excessive king .The Palace was absolutely fantastic...More

Thank Nina_bkr
Reviewed 5 days ago

So I went on a school trip in England,and the last day we went to Brighton. It's an interesting city whith the Royal Pavilion, but it's not free. Brighton is near the sea, which makes a beautiful view and many beaches of rocks. There are...More

Thank Mmldv1
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went to Brighton on the 18th of October for a cultural trip with my english teachers and there was not a lot of tourists. There was a lot of varied shops and commercial center, there is also the Royal Pavillon which was very good...More

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22 August 2018|
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Response from Richard P | Reviewed this property |
I'd say two hours to really take in the detail. You could do it in less but it's not the cheapest place, and a quick scoot round probably isn't good value for the entry fee.
6 July 2018|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
I found this too. Use Google maps.
6 July 2018|
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Response from Glenn A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, The Royal Pavilion is a long way from where it shows on the little map inset. It is much nearer the sea. If you tap on the little map it will bring up a bigger map. Expand that and look just east of the A23 a few... More