The Royal Pavilion (Brighton Pavilion) is a former royal residence that is situated in Brighton, England. Construction of the former royal residence started in 1787 and was completed in 1823. It was built to highly impressive Indo-Saracenic Revival architectural style. The residence was built as a seaside retreat for George, Prince of Wales. The city of Brighton purchased the pavilion after the death of George IV, it has since been used as a Civic Building and a First World War hospital and it is now used as a museum.
The pavilion is situated close to the seafront in Brighton. The 5, 21, 22, 26, 46 and 50 buses all stop at the pavilion.
Opening Times and Admission
In the summer months (April to September) the pavilion is open to the public daily 9.30am-5.45pm. In the winter months (October to March) the pavilion is open to the public daily 10am-5.15pm. Admission is set at £13.50 for adults and £8.10 for children.