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Buckingham Palace

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Tate Modern

Both are rated very highly by expert reviewers. On balance, Tate Modern ranks slightly better than Buckingham Palace. Tate Modern comes in at #2 in London with praise from 13 sources including Lonely Planet, Travel + Leisure and Time Out.

Both are rated very highly by expert reviewers. On balance, Tate Modern ranks slightly better than Buckingham Palace. Tate Modern comes in at #2 in London with praise from 13 sources including Lonely Planet, Travel + Leisure and Time Out.

tripexpert score
93
#7 in London
location

Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    The residence and office of Her Majesty The Queen, Buckingham Palace is one of the few working palaces of the world. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    The queen's London pied-à-terre is not the most beautiful of palaces, but it's big.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    It's rare to get a chance to see how the other half—well, other minute fraction—lives and works. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    The setting is glorious, sat between two great sweeping parks (Green and St. James's) at the end of an elegant tree-lined boulevard (The Mall). Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    From late July to early October, though, the royals head to Balmoral, and the State Rooms are opened to the public. Full Review →

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97
#2 in London

Bankside, London SE1 9TG

  • 13 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    It’s impossible to ignore the hulking 1950s architecture of the Tate Modern, slap-bang in the middle of the most-walked part of the South Bank. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    There is something very glamorous about the vast space, let alone the amazing holdings, which range from Matisse to Matthew Barney.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This spectacular renovation of a mid-20th-century power station is one of the most-visited museums of modern art in the world. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Welcoming more than four million visitors a year, Tate Modern is the world's most popular modern art gallery (the free admission helps), and one of the capital's very best attractions. Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    Within the gallery rooms are Rothko and Picasso, Mondrian and Delvaux in glorious relief to... stark surroundings. Full Review →

  • Read all reviews →
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