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The Royal Pavilion
Just behind Brighton's seafront, The Royal Pavilion rises like a mirage of Eastern exoticism. Inspired by India's Mughal architecture, the Pavilion is set in lush gardens, and the ornate interior features gilded dragons, carved palm trees and imitation bamboo staircases.
It was the Prince Regent, George IV, who commissioned John Nash to adapt a standard structure into this splendid folly (1815-1823). Highlights include the Music Room; the domed Banqueting Room where the long wooden table is laid ready for a feast; the Royal Bedrooms with sturdy four posters; and the tearooms, boasting sweeping views over the Pavilion gardens.
The Royal Pavilion Information
Cost: £9.80; concessions £7.80; under 16s £5.60
Opening Hours: Daily 9.30am/10am-5.15pm/5.45pm
Address: 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, BN1 1EE
Hotels near The Royal Pavilion
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