Changing of the Guard Walking Tour in London

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Get up close to the world famous Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace! The Changing of the Guard is the changeover of the Royal guard and, on this London walking tour, you'll stand in the best spots to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, march next to the guards and get fantastic photos! Throughout the tour your local guide will explain each step of the Changing of the Guard ceremony process as you watch the Royal Guards, the Household Cavalry and the Regimental Musical Bands march towards Buckingham Palace in one of the most inspiring & traditional British events in all its glorious pomp & pageantry. You’ll also learn about Royal landmarks including Buckingham Palace, St James's Palace and Clarence House as well as discover the home of British Royalty and Government at Big Ben, Westminster Abbey & Houses of Parliament. The Changing of the Guard is one of the most historical and cultural London events and now you can enjoy it up close on one of the best tours in London.

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Operated by: See The Sights Tours

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Stop At: Changing of the Guard

Get up close to see the world famous Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace where the Queen's Foot Soldiers & the Household Cavalry present one of Britain's most famous and historical traditions in all its pomp and pageantry.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Buckingham Palace

Get amazing photos and learn about the most famous of all the British Royal Palaces including how many rooms are inside, see the Royal balcony and what happened when a man broke into the Queen's bedroom! Plus you'll be able to see if The King is home!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Big Ben

See the worlds most famous clock and discover why it was built, who Ben really is and the unique purpose it has for troubled politicians!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Houses of Parliament

Discover the Houses of Parliament and find out how it was previously the home of the Royal Family, how the British Parliamentary system works and why Guy Fawkes tried to destroy it in 1605!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. James's Palace

See this historic Royal palace and find out which notorious King built the Palace, the Royal Family member who lives inside it today and the significant role it has in the death of the King's and Queen's of England!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Abbey

See the magnificent Westminster Abbey and the home of Royal weddings, Royal funerals and Royal coronations! You'll find out about the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Princess Diana's funeral and the process behind the Queen's coronation!

Duration: 10 minutes

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Learn about the significance of this historic Royal street.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Clarence House

See this 19th Century building and the current home of many members of the Royal Family! Discover which famous London architect built the house, when the Queen chose to live inside and how it was the former residence of both Prince William and Prince Harry!
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