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Saturday & Summer Opening of Parliament Tour

Visit the House of Commons and the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster with this guided tour.

The UK Parliament is one of the oldest representative assemblies in the world. The site of the Houses of Parliament is the Palace of Westminster, a royal palace and former residence of kings. The layout of the Palace is intricate, with its existing buildings containing nearly 1,200 rooms, 100 staircases and well over 3 kilometers (2 miles) of passages. Among the original historic buildings is Westminster Hall, used nowadays for major public ceremonial events.

A one hour guided tour of the Palace of Westminster is available on a Saturday during the year and through the week during the Summer Recess. The Palace of Westminster is home to the House of Lords and the House of Commons and the tour includes both Chambers and other great State Rooms. The tour starts at Victoria Tower and ends in Historic Westminster Hall.

Price: £6.00 to £15.00



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