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The Buckingham Palace is the official residence in London of the British monarch. The Buckingham Palace is located in the City of Westminster; the palace is one of the main tourist attractions of the country. The present monarch of the United Kingdom is Elizabeth II who is reigned on the country since 1952. Originally the Buckingham palace was known as the Buckingham House which was a big town house construction for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703 and in 1761 was acquired by George III called then “The Queen’s House” and was a private residence. Over the next seventy-five the townhouse was enlarge mainly by the architects Edward Blore and John Nash. On the ascension of Queen Victoria in 1837 the palace became then the official royal palace of the British Monarch. The palace had also a chapel which has been destroyed during the Second World War by a German bomb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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