About Buckingham Palace Residence and workplace of the monarchy of the United Kingdom. Located in the City of Westminster. Originally known as Buckingham House. Buckingham Place has 775 rooms this includes 19 State rooms, 52 Royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms
Buckingham Palace History George III bought Buckingham House in 1761 for his wife Queen Charlotte. To use it as a comfortable family home. In 1762 for 73.000 they remodelled the house. George IV reconstructed it to a weekend house in 1820. It costed 450.000, but the original budget was 150.000.
By 1829 the cost had escalated to a nearly half a million pounds. It became the royal residence in 1837 when Queen Victorias accession to the Throne. In 1847 the couple thought that the place where too small for the court and their growing family.
This is the Whitehall The Whitehall was the Brittish monarchys main residence in London from 1530 to 1698.
This is the ball room in Buckingham Palace
About Trafalgar Square Trafalgar Square is an open place in the center of London. The North side = Museum National Gallery and church St Martin-in-the- fields. The South side = White hall. Trafalgar Square connects to the main street via The Mall through Admiralty Arch. The Middle = A Statue of Lord Nelson called Nelsons Column In each corner = A statue of a man riding a horse.
The History of Trafalgar Square Planned in the 1820s completed in 1845. Named after a memorial to the Battle of Trafalgar a Brittish victory at sea. From 1947 each christmas a Norwegian christmas tree is placed on the square. Given as a gift from the Norwegian State.