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Buckingham Palace, The Mall,
London SW1A 1AA
Opening times:
Closed to the public, apart from the Summer Opening during Aug-Sep
Note: Opening times are subject to change, and may not apply on public holidays. Always reconfirm with the venue before making plans.
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Changing the Guard, at Buckingham Palace
-   Strolling down The Mall to Buckingham Palace and watching the "Changing of the Guard" is one of the must-do events in everyone's itinerary. The new set of guards arrive on the forecourt accompanied by a military band, which they take part in a ceremonial handing over of the keys.

Buckingham Palace, and Garden Highlights Tour
-   The Buckingham Palace Summer Opening will grant visitors access to the lavishly decorated State Rooms, taking you through the Grand Entrance, Throne Room, Picture Gallery, Silk Tapestry Room, Ballroom, State Dining Room, Marble Hall and Music Room. The "Garden Highlights Tour" also includes a walk around the edge of the landscaped grounds, taking in many of its most remarkable features

Buckingham Palace -- Exclusive evening tour
-   This very special Evening Tour of Buckingham Palace will offer the visitor an insight into the history and use of the State Rooms. The paintings, furniture, sculptures and porcelains will be described by your expert guide, and the tour will end with a glass of champagne served in the Bow Room.

State visit, from the President of Singapore
  If you're from Singapore, or you have a soft spot for their President, then you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of him as he enters Buckingham Palace. The President, Mr. Tony Tan Keng Yam, will be over here for three days on a State Visit, accompanied by his wife Mrs Mary Tan.

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