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Take a Sneak Peek at Buckingham Palace's Opulent Rooms

A young Princess Elizabeth on her working table in her sitting room on Buckingham Palace.
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Buckingham Palace is the principal residence of every British monarch since the reign of King George III. Through the centuries, it has witness numerous festivities that highlighted the splendor that the world of royalty has to offer. The state rooms, used for official and state entertaining, are open to the public from August until September every year and on certain days in winter and spring. Let's take a sneak peek at the opulent state rooms of one of the world's most recognizable palaces!

Balcony Room


King's Bedchamber

Queen's Bedroom

Blue Drawing Room

Chinese Dining Room

Green Drawing Room

Guard Room

Marble Hall

Music Room

Pennethorne Gallery

Picture Gallery

Throne Room

White Drawing Room


  1. Amazin, So beautiful on so many levels.

  2. A collection of rather tired and shabby rooms for a palace. It needs a competent designer to refurbish it and give it grandeur.

    1. Are you serious?? How are they shabby?? If you knew anything about the Palace, 3 photos are not of the palace and 2 more are from the Queens Doll house.

    2. The first bedroom with the quilt looks jumbled. Nothing matches. The rest of the rooms look good.

    3. The first bedroom is not in Buckingham palace. Also the two French style bedrooms are not there either. One is in Versailles.

  3. I used to think how wonderful it would be to live in this kind of splendor and beauty. Now in my older age I think how drafty and cold they must be. How difficult to heat. I'm proud I love in my warm and cozy little home and not assigned to have to live in a castle or palace.

  4. Queen Victoria was the first monarch to live in Buckingham Palace as a principle Royal Palace in 1837. 3 of your photos are not rooms in the Palace and 2 more are from the Queens doll house.


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