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Horse Guards Parade, London

Horse Guards Parade - London, United Kingdom
Horse Guards Parade
Whitehall, London, United Kingdom SW1A 2BYMap
+44 87 0156 6366 (Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Westminster/ St James
Overview

Formerly the headquarters of the British Army, the historic Horse Guards Parade is now a popular site for ceremonies and parades. Being the political hub of the United Kingdom, Horse Guards Parade lies across the way from Buckingham Palace. A number of monuments can be seen along the edges of the grounds paying homage to the military. The London Polo Championships were held here in 2009, and it was chosen as the site for the Beach Volleyball championships of the London 2012 Olympic Games. This historic area is not to be missed on your next trip London! Call ahead for more details.

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Westminster
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