Palace of Westminster

Capitol Building
St. Margaret St.
London, Greater London SW1A 0AA
+44 20 7219 4114

Tips

  • After James Bond kills the bomb maker Mollaka at the Nambutu Embassy we see a long-shot of the Palace of Westminster in Casino Royale (2006) to set the scene for M's rant at her aide of 007's actions.
  • James Bond speeds down the Thames past the Houses of Parliament after an unknown female assassin in The World Is Not Enough (1999).
  • Designed by Charles Barry, the Palace of Westminster which comprises the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben - is now a wonderful mish-mash of styles, dominated by Gothic buttresses, towers and arches.
  • Most beautiful piece of Gothic Architecture!!!!!!!!!
  • The Palace of Westminster appears in the background of a shot in Die Another Day (2002) as James Bond exits a taxi on Westminster Bridge while Big Ben chimes half past six.
  • The Palace of Westminster is seen in the background of a scene in For Your Eyes Only (1981). Shortly afterwards James Bond's helicopter pilot is killed and he has to battle to regain control.
  • Popular with the Bond franchise, the Palace of Westminster was first seen in an establishing shot in Goldfinger (1964) just after Jill Masterson was painted gold and 007 is meeting with M.
  • Remember, remember, the 5th of November...
  • Holmes escapes from Lord Coward's office by diving from a window into the Thames where he is picked up in a boat by Watson in Sherlock Holmes (2009).
  • In Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix (2007), Harry and his band of protectors fly past the riverside windows of the Palace of Westminster on their way to Grimmauld Place to meet with Sirius.
  • Following James Bond's escapades at the Golden Dragon Casino, Macau in Skyfall (2012) we are transported to Gareth Mallory's office via a wide shot focusing on the Palace of Westminster at night.
  • The Palace of Westminster is shown in the reflection of a 'Universal Exports' sign in the very first shot of On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969).
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  • Mutlaka parlamentoya girin. nceden internet zerinden rezervasyon yapn. Tatil gnleri sadece dardan grebilirsiniz.
  • Amazing architecture & of course the famous Big Ben.Visit Westminster Palace inside,even if tickets are expensive.You will wander around parliament's halls/see the place where all decisions are taken.
  • A very beautiful, huge palace. Well maintained, closed on Sundays.
  • Great tours available during the year, ideal for groups, and those with a political interest
  • Beating heart of the UK
  • Um dos pontos mais lindos de Londres. Pelo conjunto de marcos e monumentos. Muita histria.
  • One of the top must place to visit when in London. Tour of the Parliament must be booked in advance via internet. Verry interesting and comprehensive visit. Architecture of the building is amazing.

Nearby places

The Queen's Walk (Belvedere Rd)
Trafalgar Sq