The Palace of Westminster
Palace in London, United Kingdom
One of the most recognised buildings in the world, the Palace of Westminster owes its stunning Gothic architecture to the 19th-century architect Sir Charles Barry. Now Grade I listed, and part of an UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Palace contains a fascinating mixture of both ancient and modern buildings, and houses an iconic collection of furnishings, archives and works of art. Find out more about the history and features of this magnificent building.
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Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, UK
Visitors travelling on the London Underground can use the District, Circle or Jubilee lines to get to Westminster station, which is fully wheelchair accessible. Victoria, Charing Cross and Waterloo mainline stations are about 20 minutes away by foot and have connecting buses.
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There are a number of ways UK residents and overseas visitors can visit the Houses of Parliament including taking tours and watching debates and committees. Information to help plan visits and make the most of your time at the Houses of Parliament including how to find us, disability access, security and facilities.