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Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall, London
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Witness the pomp of ages-old British tradition at the Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall. Though there are mounted guards here to observe all day, a highlight is the changing of the guard ceremony, which takes place every morning. Appreciate the music, atmosphere, and precision of the ritual. Admire the horses and the splendid red uniforms of the guards. Bring your camera along and have your photo taken with one of the guards or horses. Talk to one of the mounted police officers accompanying the guards to answer any questions and for more information. Plan your Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall visit and explore what else you can see and do in London using our London trip generator.
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  • Is the most interesting horse guard Buckingham Palace, it is half an hour before and can approach the Horse Guards at most close
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  • To avoid the chaos of Buckingham Palace Guard change you can see the Horse Guard time is equal or perhaps this a bit more scenic. We all know that is pure scenography for the use and consumption of the tourist but anyway it's a pleasure to see all those wonderful horses elegant and powerful.
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  • The horsequards are a special feature - the impressive animals and the quards which are also spectacular. The change of the quards is a speedy proces and not in itself very spectacular- but it is stil...  more »