Monday, April 6, 2020

Inside Buckingham Palace

 From Hello!:
Buckingham Palace has served as the monarch's main royal residence since Queen Victoria decided to renovate the previously vacant property in 1837. The former Queen extended the property and added many touches that still stand today, including the famous balcony at the front of the palace where the royal family often gather for Trooping the Colour and to celebrate occasions such as royal weddings. Now, the royal family's official website states that, "As reservicing works continue at Buckingham Palace, thousands of Royal collection items are being removed from The East Wing to allow for essential renovations next spring."

Indeed, within the 775 rooms, including 19 state rooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 92 offices, 78 bathrooms, and 188 bedrooms for the household staff, some are seeing a big change, but whether undergoing a transformation or not, every area of the home the Queen shares with husband Prince Philip is truly jaw-dropping. Take a tour... (Read more.)

And scenes of Windsor Castle as well. More HERE.

And the full text of the Queen's historic speech on the coronavirus, HERE. Share

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