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The Changing of the Guard: Private and family tour

Changing of the Guards is definitely something that should be experienced when visiting London.
Your guide will explain how the Changing of the Guard, also known as Guard Mounting, has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in London. You will see how the soldiers in place are “relieved” of their position in a very particular way while accompanied by a military fanfare. The soldiers have protected the King or Queen of England since the reign of Henry VII, who established the Royal Body Guard as a permanent institution. The tradition has continued for more than 500 years.
All of the guards are dressed in a traditional red tunic and an easily recognizable bearskin helmet. The music that accompanies the changing of the guard can be either military or more contemporary. It is definitely an attraction that is not to be missed.

per adult from

$301

AUD

Duration

2 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • speaking guide
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up/ drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Changing of the Guard, Constitution Hill Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA England

    During your visit to London, Buckingham Palace is a must-see. Accompanied by a local guide, you will have the opportunity to see the changing of the royal guard in front of the palace doors.
    Changing of the Guards is definitely something that should be experienced when visiting London.
    Your guide will explain how the Changing of the Guard, also known as Guard Mounting, has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in London. You will see how the soldiers in place are “relieved” of their position in a very particular way while accompanied by a military fanfare. The soldiers have protected the King or Queen of England since the reign of Henry VII, who established the Royal Body Guard as a permanent institution. The tradition has continued for more than 500 years.
    All of the guards are dressed in a traditional red tunic and an easily recognizable bearskin helmet. The music that accompanies the changing of the guard can be either military or more contemporary. It is definitely an attraction that is not to be missed.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, UK
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by UNIVERSAL TOUR GROUP

Activity ID: V-6839P114

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