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The pomp and ceremony of the Changing of the Guard is a popular London tourist attraction. The Guard Changing Ceremony takes place each weekday at 11am and at 10am on Sundays at Horse Guards. The mounted sentries (who change every hour) are on duty each day from 10am until 4pm. The Queen’s Guard changes at 11.30am at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. The ceremony takes place every day during the summer and every other day in winter.
The grouping of buttons on the tunic is a common way to distinguish between the regiments of Foot Guards. Coldstream buttons are arranged in pairs, and a star of the garter is marked on their brassware.
The regiment is ranked second in the order of precedence, behind the Grenadier Guards. This is because the Grenadier Guards have served the Crown for a longer period of time. However, the Coldstream Guards is an older regiment, and because of this, has the motto Nulli Secundus (Second to None). When parading with the other four regiments, the Coldstreamers are always on the extreme left of the line, with the Grenadier Guards on the extreme right. This ensures that the regiment is indeed "Second to None".