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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was unable to take the tour during to timing but the view from the outside was amazing. After reading about the tour it is a must on my next visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tenisheat2016
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent place to visit and look at the Parliament Houses. Be aware that tickets need to be purchased near the waterfront before hand. Times are allocated. You must take an audio on your self guided walk (even if you don't wish to use it) or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the best way to tour the Houses of Parliament. The guides are experts in the history and workings of the Houses and can give you a real understanding of the historic building. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank psrobert
Reviewed yesterday

The building itself is a beautiufl structure. Amazing architecture and historical significance. You can visit the both houses of Parliment and experience live the daily workings of the British goverment. Do your research ahead for time and find when Parliament is open and what is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marie R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a wonderful guided tour. I was here to study Brexit so it was amazing to see where history was being made. We were able to go through most of the areas and learned a lot. Not suitable for people that need to sit....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had the opportunity to visit the Houses of Parliament. Very recommended if possible. As much as the outside is impressive and striking, so is the interior historically interesting and elaborately decorated. Recommend visiting the shop although opening hours are restrictive if visiting in the evening.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AbiK984
Reviewed 3 days ago

I wonderful to take a tour of one of the world’s most iconic buildings.ost iconic buildings in the world. It's also available for events with a range of historical and culturally significant venues for hire. On my last visit, I got to explore some of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Found the visit to the Houses of Parliament very interesting and informative! Was with a group and tour guide and found the Palace to be beautiful and preserved so well! Loved the House of Commons and the House of Lords and where the Queen sits...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nishhussain
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One not to miss on a visit to London. I live here but my grandchildren always want to fo to the Museum on their visits. They especially live all the costumes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank soo33
Reviewed 4 days ago

Befriend your MP. Get to know someone in Parliament. Bag a tour. Whatever you do, make sure that you get to see the Houses of Parliament from the inside. While the exterior (renovations permitting) is a fine view, the real magic (and I don't mean...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Westminster
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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mumofsons2018
9 August 2018|
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Response from Lorraine S | Reviewed this property |
Hi. An audio guided tour would be better. You really need to join a guided tour so you both won’t miss out on all the interesting details. There are information booklets available I am certain that will interest your son as... More
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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
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culturescapetraveler
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
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