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Houses of Parliament

Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA, England
+44 20 7219 4114
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Most of this iconic building was built in the mid-19th century following a devastating fire in 1834. Westminster Hall survived the fire and dates from 1097. Visitors can book tours through the House of Commons and the House of Lords, and are welcome to watch debates and committees when the Houses are sitting..
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Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA, England
+44 20 7219 4114
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Reviewed today

Great buildings to see from the river, Westminster Bridge or Parliament Square . Well worth the entry fee ( but lots of delays for security ) to go inside . Useful tip is that British citizens can gain free entry to the tours if they...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed today

great visit with tours around inside . get to see inside the houses of Parliament. right on river thames

Thank Sue849
Reviewed yesterday

It can take quite a time to get in when Parliment is sitting but it is worth the wait once you get in. Westminster Hall is well worth a visit especially becouse it has a cafe and shop. Take your time going round.

Thank Oldstayer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had an audio tour of the Houses of Parliament on a Saturday morning. The place was busy but not overly. The tour itself was well guided with the guides. Be warned if you need to collect tickets it's over the other side of the...More

Thank Tinks3
Reviewed yesterday

It was a beautiful sight to see.Londoners are so warm and inviting,though it was a bit chilly,amaze.

Thank Kemba J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I booked on line for a family guided tour in August while Parliament is 'on holiday '. The kids were free and I paid £28. Security was so polite and courteous making us all feel very welcome. My son had a skateboard which he was...More

Thank Hasford
Reviewed yesterday

Situated a short 5 minute walk away from Westminster Underground Station, the Houses of Parliament offer visitors the chance to see into the life of Members of Parliament, not only in each House but behind the scenes. Visitors can book a guided tour in advance...More

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Anyone can ask their local mp for tickets to the Houses of Parliament Guided Tour. We had to wait a couple of months for a date to be confirmed. Airport type security to gain Entrance but wow what a great hall to gain entry to....More

Thank JuneLes
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is such a grand piece of history and I'd go back again just to see this and it's well worth time and money. Parliament not in session, but with that said it's worth your effort!

Thank Mike E
Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful tour! I visited this week and would recommend this as THE must see for any visit to London. I choose the audio tour, although from the snippets of the guided tours I heard I will definitely go for that next time I...More

Thank saranotsarah
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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Jeff V
6 August 2017|
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Response from Thushani W | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your question. Bags are allowed into Parliament but will be subject to airport style security checks. Luggage and other items that are larger than 550 mm x 360 mm (approximately the size of airline... More
17 July 2017|
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Response from Thushani W | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We recommend arriving 20 minutes before your tour begins to allow for passing through airport style security. You can find more information under 'Planning your visit' In the 'Visiting' section... More
Guohui C
10 June 2017|
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Response from Thushani W | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. When the Houses are sitting, visitors coming in to watch a debate will be restricted to the public areas of Parliament, (Westminster Hall, St Stephen's Hall and Central Lobby). However, on... More