Houses of Parliament Tour - Afternoon - with selected hotels
Houses of Parliament, London
Discover 1000 years of the UK's history within one iconic building. Also known as the Palace of Westminster, 1000 years ago it was the official residence of the English royal family. The oldest part of the building is Westminster Hall which was completed in 1097 and has held a central role in British history since then. The majority of the original palace was destroyed by fire in 1834 and the magnificent Gothic-Revival building which now stands, majestically, in its place was designed by Sir Charles Barry and completed in 1870.
While the outside of the building is well known the guided tours allow visitors to discover the many treasures within the building such as the spectacular fixtures and fittings designed by the eccentric A.W.N. Pugin, including the wonderful throne in the Lords chamber, and a rich collection of works of art.
Led by a fully qualified Blue Badge Guide, the tours follow the processional route taken by Her Majesty the Queen when she performs the State Opening of Parliament. The tours take in the Lords and Commons Chambers plus other highlights such as Westminster Hall, the Queen's Robing Room, the Royal Gallery, Peers' Lobby, Central Lobby, Members' Lobby and St Stephen's Hall.
Packages include a fantastic souvenir guidebook for the tour and overnight accommodation at a selection of top London hotels after the tour to make for the perfect evening in the capital. Afternoon tour tickets commence between 2.45pm and 3.00pm, please note that latecomers may not be admitted.
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