Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II lives in Buckingham Palace

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  • Buckingham Palace
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  • Queen Elizabeth II lives in Buckingham Palace
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  • One of the gates in Buckingham Palace.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II
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  • Queen Elizabeth II -born: 21 April 1926 -her full name is: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary -her coronation was on 2 June 1953
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  • Queen Elizabeth started to reign 6 February 1952. Her coronation was on 2 June 1953.
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  • Queens guards (Buckingham Palace) Foot Guards - they wear bearskins.
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  • Foot Guards When the Queen is in residence there are four Foot Guards at the front of the building, when she is away there are two. The first Bearskins were worn by the British soldiers in 1815.
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  • CAVALRY REGIMENT The Life Guard The Blues and Royals
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  • The Palace of Westminster, known as the Houses of Parliament after its tenants
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  • The Big Ben The name Big Ben is often used to describe the tower, the clock and the bell but the name was first given to the Great Bell which was first struck on the 7 September 1859.
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  • The St.Pauls Cathedral The famous architect, Sir Chritopher Wren designed it. It was built from 1675 to 1725
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  • Trafalgar Square At its centre is Nelson's Column, which is guarded by four lion statues at its base.Nelson's Column
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  • The National Gallery The National Gallery houses the collection of Western European painting from the 13th to the 19th centuries.
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  • The Tower of London The Tower of London, is a historic castle on the bank of the Thames in central London.castlecentral London The Crown Jewels are here. The tower is famous for its ravens and beefeaters.
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  • The Tower Bridge It lies over the river Thames
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  • Westminster Abbey The place of coronation of kings and queens. The royal familys place of wedding The burial site of kings, queens and famous people.
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  • Piccadily Circus It is famous for its statue of Eros and its large neon signs
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  • You can buy everything at Harrods