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Changing of the Guard

| Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA, England
+44 303 123 7300
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Changing of the Guard Guided Walking Tour in London
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A must see in London, outside Buckingham Palace, but check out the schedule as it only happens daily from May to July, otherwise on alternate days
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  • Average23%
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  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At the beginning I never though it was a really cool experience, this only happen twice per week (on summer) and you have to arrive like 2 hours before the change in order to get a really nice spot, because is going to be crowded...More

Thank Danny B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Experience. We got there early near the gates so we could see them march in and out. You won't see all of the ceremony so you need to pick your position. Watch them match by or watch the ceremony from the place fence. The...More

2  Thank Aussie_Tourist79
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Gavin. He was excellent. He is a resident og London. He offered a lot of past and current information about the city and the royal families. He was genuingly pleasant and polite.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a good spot and watched the change. If possible you would be better against the fence of Buckingham Palace as a lot happens in there which you can’t see from the roadside. Was lovely to see the soldiers marching in & the horses pass....More

3  Thank CaptainL25
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went on a highly rated walking tour and were disappointed. The guide walk very quickly throughout the tour and had the group move location VERY often. All the moving around was supposed to get you, “to the best locations for photos”....More

2  Thank BFtime
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived 45 minutes early but that was not early enough! It was very crowded and non of our group could see enough to enjoy the show! Police continually warned tourists to guard backpacks and purses because lots of theft takes place there. We were...More

3  Thank janl881
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you miss this no big deal. A lot of it happens behind gates of Buckingham. Everything takes about 1.5 hours and if is extremely busy. There is two big matches that happen with music. One left of gated the other right. After horse and...More

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the changing of the guards as part of a tour. Very very crowded so not a chance of seeing much at all. Not sure if we arrived late but it seemed to be over extremely quickly at best I just heard some music....More

2  Thank margaret l
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wandered to Buckingham Palace on the off chance there would be an announcement on the royal berth but not happening. Many people milling around and told the changing of the guard was imminent. Say Charles arrive and enter the palace through the side door. Nobody...More

1  Thank AngusR56
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Thanks to FunLondonTours, I really had a great time ! Gavin (don't call him Kevin!) proved to be a great guide, entertaining his group with interesting historical facts all the way to Buckingham! Add a lot of fun to that , and You'll get the...More

Thank Jerome93140
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sk009
17 June 2018|
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Response from E'Dwina P | Reviewed this property |
We went with a tour group and were able to get preferential viewing. I am sure you could go early for a good spot, but our guide had us in position just a few minutes before everything started and it was a good location... More
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Maggie S
14 June 2018|
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Response from Florrie2268 | Reviewed this property |
No, it’s free, just turn up! x
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MiamiMar
11 May 2018|
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Response from Steve57C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't use any tour company or guide, made my own way down to the palace and waited
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