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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...more
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Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA, England
+44 20 7219 4114
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Reviewed yesterday

Big Ben and parts of Parliament were covered by scaffolding which took away some of the wow factor in seeing these iconic structures, but impressive just the same.

Thank Stu1945
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Going on a Saturday was just so busy, my local friends said better mid week mon-wed but always pretty busy. Fantastic precinct and such history, camera was on overtime. Lots of walking but flat, however with crowds takes a little patience.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Once through the airport style security the vist and schooling session in the Parliament traing school were all geared to keep the kids entertained, very informative and well worth a visit. I have been about 6 times with different schools and all have been equally...More

Thank Charlie99_13
Reviewed 2 days ago

My visits are to the interior halls of Parliament, not the visitor portion. Inside the halls of the House of Lords are beautiful. The detail, art work, sculptures impress me on every visit.

Thank C K
Reviewed 3 days ago

It has very nice architecture so we walked around, never been inside, but love it. If in London this is must see for sure.

Thank Isabell A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked a tour and then an afternoon tea in the members dining room. Would certainly recommend if you are interested in the UK parliament and its history.

Thank r0nwallace
Reviewed 3 days ago

...but fascinating architecture and history of our seat of government inside! Foreign visitors to whom I've spoken recently (2018) were rather disappointed that much of this historical structure, including iconic Big Ben, is currently covered in scaffolding and plastic sheets - as, indeed, it will...More

Thank KeepSmilingUK
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Palace of Westminster, home to the Houses of Parliament, is well worth visiting. Our online booking gave us a specific time slot to commence our visit but once we had cleared security and picked up our audio guides we were free to wander through...More

Thank Zenobia240
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an excellent visit. We had a fantastic tour guide who enthralled not only myself and my husband but our kids as well. Probably one of my favorite tours ever.

Thank Izzyhays
Reviewed 5 days ago

The palace and Big Ben were being renovated when we were in London, but we were allowed to watch a session of parliament. It was very interesting, and pretty entertaining. British politicians have a very clever and funny way of debating issues.

Thank Sherralynn A
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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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9 August 2018|
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Response from venicelove2 | Reviewed this property |
I would probably agree with the audio tour. It just depends on how crowded it is. We went in July, so a lot of tourists.
Rafi S
2 August 2018|
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Response from trevsmith22 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I booked in advance as it was a gift, I think if you know what day you are going it would be best to book a slot and then you don't have to queue and we breezed through security. We printed our ticket and I think this is... More
24 July 2018|
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Response from LizD2181 | Property representative |
Hi. Visitors for the both the audio and guided tours enter in exactly the same way. We recommend that visitors arrive at the Cromwell Green Entrance 20 minutes before the time of their tour to allow for the security checks... More