Horse Guards Parade

3 Whitehall, Charing Cross, London SW1A 2DD, UK

Formerly the Headquarters of the British Army, the Hose Guards Parade is the place where tournaments were held during the reign of Henry VIII and where the birthday celebrations of Queen Elizabeth were held. Nowadays, the Horse Guards Parade is a place where military achievements are being honored and certain sportings events are held. This whole area hosted the beach volleyball Summer Olympics in 2012.

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