When you think about London, you think first of all about Buckingham Palace. As London is in the heart of the UK, so the Buckingham Palace is in the heart of the British monarchy and the nation. Buckingham Palace is a symbol of London. Buckingham Palace is a symbol of United Kingdom. Buckingham Palace is a symbol of the British monarchy. Buckingham Palace in London is the Queens Elizabeth II official London residence.
You would like to know who built the Buckingham palace. Until 1837 it was a townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham family. According to historical records, this house was acquired by George III in 1761 £3 million at 2010 prices for Queen Charlotte. Th e Buckingham Palace finally became the principal royal residence in 1837. Queen Victoria was the first monarch to reside at the palace. During World War II the was bombed no less than seven time.
Since then, the palace has been significantly enlarged and now the palace has 775 rooms and a total area of 77,000 m2. Buckingham palace London is one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today.
Buckingham Palace is the workplace of 450 people who accommodate the needs of the royal family and of more than 50,000 people who visit the palace each year as guests at Buckingham palace garden party, receptions, audiences, and banquets. Its kitchen is perhaps one of the busiest departments, especially when it comes to serving a dinner for 600 people at a the same time.
Everyone can visit the Palace even if he never thought he would had an audience with Queen Elizabeth Second of England.The tradition of opening Buckingham Palace to the public started in 1993 in an attempt to raise funds for the renovation of another royal residence Windsor Castle, which was damaged by fire in 1992.
Buckingham palace open to public only during two months. In 2011 Buckingham Palace open date are end of July till October, when the Queen Elizabeth Buckingham palace retreats to one of her country residences. So you can buy Buckingham palace ticket and visit Buckingham palace visit inside Buckingham palace. In 2010, a special exhibition at the Summer Opened of Buckingham Palace entitled "The Queen's Year" highlights the main national and ceremonial events in the royal calendar with displays of ceremonial robes, gifts, dresses and jewellery, as well as archival photography and films featuring varied aspects of the Queen's official duties.
Are you interesting who lives in Buckingham palace. Buckingham Palace is not only the weekday home of the Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip but also the London residence of the Prince Andrew, Duke of York and the Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
Buckingham Palace address : London, Buckingham Palace, SW1A 1AA
If you are interesting how to get to Buckingham palace. Buckingham palace nearest tube station is Victoria or Green Park. Also nearest tube station to Buckingham palace Hyde Park Corner.