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Old 10-29-2005, 01:50 PM
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Do they give out maps to guests so they can find their way around? :)

The detail on the grand staircase is just magnificent. I love the Music Room, the interior colors and design give a romantic look.
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Old 02-14-2006, 01:47 PM
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buckingham palace isn't really that huge but it looks bigger on t.v. though. it pales into comparison with the spanish royal palace.
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Do they give out maps to guests so they can find their way around? :)
No, I don't recall getting a map of Buckingham when I was there this summer, but you can buy a guidebook in the gift shop that has a map with details about the palace, I think.
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Photos of Buck House?

Hi all.. I'm looking for a very specific photo of Buckingham Palace: the North Front. All the photos I can find are either the East Front (from the Mall) or the Garden Facade. Anyone?
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Old 07-14-2008, 03:35 AM
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Buckingham Palace will open to the public from july 29th till september 29th from 09.45AM till 18.00PM.
Admission GBP 15.50

Clarence House will be open to the public from august 5th till september 28th.
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Old 07-28-2008, 09:55 AM
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Buckingham Palace

The Ballroom at Buckingham Palace set up for a display State Banquet.

The Queen puts her Royal banqueting rooms on the tourist menu at Buckingham Palace for the first time
Buckingham Palace - Mail Online
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Old 08-11-2008, 09:26 PM
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I wonder how the food tastes, eaten on gold plates?
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Some pictures:

the throne room

the white room

the grand staircase

the garden facade

And engravings of the palace dating from 1837, 1848, 1870 and 1910; free of copyrights obviously:

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I once read something that really surprised me about Buckingham Palace, perhaps someone knows more about this. Much of the ornamentation on the front of the Palace is a "recent" addition and much of it was made of a kind of imitation stone called Coade Stone invented by a man called Coade who left the "recipe" to his wife and daughters at his death. They continued the business for some time and then when they died the recipe was lost forever. And no one has been able to make it since then. Has anyone heard of this?
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Buckingham Palace tops London league table of least green buildings - Telegraph
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I once read something that really surprised me about Buckingham Palace, perhaps someone knows more about this. Much of the ornamentation on the front of the Palace is a "recent" addition and much of it was made of a kind of imitation stone called Coade Stone invented by a man called Coade who left the "recipe" to his wife and daughters at his death. They continued the business for some time and then when they died the recipe was lost forever. And no one has been able to make it since then. Has anyone heard of this?
I believe some of the ornamentation was added but I had no idea about Coade Stone, so I looked it up and found this
it appears it was invented by Mrs Coade! On this page it confirms that Coade Stone was used at BP.
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A hapless Buckingham Palace footman caused £60,000 worth of damage to a new carpet when he spilled a trolley of drinks.

Buckingham Palace footman causes £60,000 damage to new carpet by spilling tea - Telegraph
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Royal Collection - Queen and Commonwealth
The Royal Collection - Queen and Commonwealth: The Royal Tour
Info on this years summer exhibition in the Palace which looks really interesting
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The Queen will be urged to open Buckingham Palace to the public more often in return for millions more pounds from the government to to pay for a backlog of repairs.

Queen must open palace more in return for extra funds - Telegraph
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...e-repairs.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...ore-often.html
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Summer Opening at Buckingham Palace 2009

Yesterday, PrincessofEurope and I visited Buckingham Palace for this years Summer Exhibition about The Queen in The Commonwealth.
I would highly recommend a visit and youshould watchout for PoE's blog about the visit.

Let us know what you think of your visit here.
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The Queen puts her Royal banqueting rooms on the tourist menu at Buckingham Palace for the first time | Mail Online
Love the article. Thank you for posting.
Here is the video of the exhibition:
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Old 10-01-2009, 04:12 PM
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In this video they actually show the queen herself receiving one of her guests and conducting a state banquet. Very interesting.
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who lives at Buckingham Palace who has apartments there, and where in Buckingham Palace wings do they live....
I believe that Princes Andrew and Edward and Princess Anne all have small apartments in Buckingham Palace. Princess Alexandra has a small place in St. James Palace. Prince Charles does not since he is so close to Clarence House. Prince Edward, Michael, and Richard alll have their homes in Kensington Palace.
Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth sleep there 4 nights a week, and the other 3 are spent at Windsor (when they are in London).
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Thanks for the videos lillas. Very interesting indeed!
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