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Buckingham Palace Tour

When visiting England’s historically-rich capital, the Buckingham Palace Tour should be at the very top of your list. London is chock-full of diversity, elegance, allure and astounding architecture – and the Queen’s city residence is no different. Buckingham Palace is a neoclassical gem built in 1703 and located in Westminster.

During the summertime, the royal palace opens its gates to visitors where you can view paintings by renowned artists such as Rembrandt and Claude. Gawk at the lavish furnishings embellishing every corner and delve into the history of a city within the walls of those who made it.

Buckingham Palace Tour 2017 Information – Schedule of Activities

This year, the summer opening of the Buckingham Palace Tour will commence on 22nd July through to 1st October. This event will feature limited edition exhibitions organized by the Royal Collection Trust. Renowned paintings – by artists such as Vermeer, Poussin and Rubens; and sculptures – by Chantrey and Canova, will be showcased alongside royal gifts given to the Queen throughout her reign. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will allow you to take a stroll through Great Britain’s past.

Buckingham Palace is composed of 775 rooms, 19 of which are State Rooms. These State Rooms are the extravagantly-decorated rooms open to the public. They’re also the very rooms which have witnessed royal wedding receptions, knightings, and other important milestones in British history. One of the highlights of the tour is having the chance to see the palace’s grand staircase. This intricate and breathtaking bronze staircase was commissioned by King George IV during the early 1800s and continues to be an internationally-recognized, architectural spectacle. Which palace tour is complete without visiting the throne room? Strolling into the crimson red and golden room where Kings and Queens have been crowned will surely be an unforgettable experience.

The Buckingham Palace Tour seems to be on everyone’s itinerary this summer so it’s important to book your tickets in advance since entry will be limited.

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