Buckingham Palace is the sovereign's official residence in London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and was first opened to the public in 1993.
Entrance to Buckingham Palace is the Court Street Ambassadors of Buckingham Palace. Great Hall of the Palace is where the old hall was received at Buckingham Palace. This room is dominated by the impressive staircase and the railing of bronze with floral ornaments.
Guard House can be seen in tapestries and wall ornaments. Very bright colored silks in shades of green drawing room walls perfectly complement the beauty of carved ceiling. This is where there is room Queen Charlotte. Colors of the House Trounului are dominated by magnificent red and gold. Here you can see the chairs used at the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Ball Room is nearly 40 feet long and was inaugurated during the reign of Queen Victoria in 1856 to celebrate the end of the war in Crimea.
The collection of paintings at Buckingham Palace, there are artistic treasures of Rubens, Rembrandt, Canaletto, Vermeer and many others. This selection of paintings from the Art Gallery of Buckingham Palace, Queen found in entrusting her successors and for the nation and is part of the national heritage of Great Britain. In the room dedicated official dinners, the silk damask wall there is red and can be seen potretele kings and queens of King George III to King George IV. Official dinners at the table seats were purchased in 1813 for the Prince Regent at Carlton House his home.
History of Buckingham Palace began in 1702 when the Duke of Buckingham built as his residence in London. Son of Duke's Palace in 1761 sold to George III and was renamed? Queen's House? in 1744 as Queen Charlotte resided there. When passed into the possession of George IV in 1820, Nash was hired to redecorate the Palace. The main part has been retained but a new wing was built apartments in the west, garden, almost doubling the area of Buckingham Palace. Architectural style that has influenced the neo-classical building was French. Some rooms have remained neschimabte being furnished by Nash's original design.
Queen Victoria was the first monarch who established residence in Buckingham Palace in 1837. And when major changes took place. One of these changes was removing huge marble gate that today are found in the area called Tyburn and is known as the Marble Arch (Marble Arch).
Nowadays, Buckingham Palace is used not only as a residence for the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh but for the administrative affairs of the monarchical institution. Apartments and rooms in the Palace, His Majesty's guests receive official visits to the Palace. During summer, the change takes place guards in front of Buckingham Palace.
By Maria Morari
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