Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of Britain’s sovereigns since 1873. and today is the administrative headquarters of the monarch. Although in use for the many official events and receptions held by The Queen, the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace are open to visitors every year. Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms. These include 19 Staterooms, 52 Royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms. In measurements, the building is 108 meters long across the front, 120 meters deep (including the central quadrangle) and 24 meters high. The Palace is very much a working building and the centrepiece of Britain’s constitutional monarchy. It houses the offices of those who support the day-to-day activities and duties of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh and their immediate family. The Palace opens for tourists/visitors once a year, for more information Click Here
Recently in April 2011 Prince William and Kate Middleton got married in Westminster Abbey, After their marriage, they went to Buckingham Palace where they shared a kiss on the royal balcony and drove on a 41-year-old Aston Martin gifted to his Father Charles for his 21st birthday party. Click Here to see the marriage unfold at Buckingham Palace.
The queen has recently completed 60 years of her coronation and on this special occasion, there had been a “Changing the Guard” ceremony exhibited every day in the month of June 2013. The queen’s guard changes every day at 11.30 am at Buckingham palace.
Buckingham Palace: The State Rooms Entrance Ticket
Embark on a multimedia journey through the majestic State Rooms, situated at the central core of Buckingham Palace. Proceed beyond the entrance to appreciate numerous unparalleled gems from the esteemed Royal Collection.
Immerse yourself in an exploration of what is arguably London’s most iconic landmark through a captivating multimedia tour of the Buckingham Palace State Rooms. Gain exclusive entry to one of the official residences of His Majesty the King, and as you progress through room after room, indulge in the awe-inspiring displays of exquisite collections.
The term “state rooms” pertains to the public chambers within a palace, where monarchs receive, honor, and entertain both their subjects and esteemed guests. In contemporary times, Buckingham Palace’s state rooms are frequently utilized by The King and the Royal Family to host and entertain visitors during state, ceremonial, and official events.
Within these state rooms, you’ll encounter an array of remarkable treasures from the Royal Collection. Among them are masterpieces such as paintings by Rembrandt and Rubens, sculptures crafted by Canova, exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain, and a selection of the world’s most exceptional English and French furniture.
Upon concluding your tour, find respite in the beloved Garden Café—an idyllic spot to gather and relish vistas across the renowned lawn.
Whats included in the Buckingham Palace: The State Rooms Entrance Ticket
- Entrance ticket to the State Rooms (exchange voucher)
- Multimedia tour in 9 languages
- Live tour Guide (Not included)
- Transfers (Not included)
- Food and Beverages (Not included)