Well worth a visit and certainly the surrounding parks, especially in summer months. Whilst you can tour certain parts of the palace, these tours only take place from the end of June to the beginning of September so make sure you book well in advance.
However you can go and watch the changing of the guard ceremony that takes place around 3 times a week from 11am throughout the year. Check the Buckingham Palace official website before you visit for dates as these can vary. The parade starts at St James Palace, heads up “The Mall” which is a famous road leading to the palace. The parade enters Bucking Palace gates shortly after 11am. Make sure you get there early to get a front row seat at the gates.
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