As the meeting place for the two Houses of Parliament—the House of Commons and the House of Lords—the Palace of Westminster is definitely not short of notoriety, nor is it lacking in beauty. On most Saturdays throughout the year, guided tours depart every fifteen minutes and give visitors an intimate look at the inside one of London's most iconic building. Even though the lines are long, the tour is worth the wait; you'll be afforded the opportunity to see some of the inner workings of the British Government in one of the the most beautiful buildings in London.
*Advance reservations are highly recommended. Reserve your tickets online (here) or by phone.
*Security screening takes a bit of time, so arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled tour.*Visitors can sit in on a session of Parliament for free. See website for details on attending debates and/or watching committees
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