Palaces of Great Britain Official Residences. Buckingham Palace It has served as the official London residence of Britain's sovereigns since 1837. Today

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<ul><li><p>Palaces of Great BritainOfficial Residences</p></li><li><p>Buckingham Palace It has served as the official London residence of Britain's sovereigns since 1837. Today it is The Queen's official residence and one of the most beautiful palaces of BritainThe State Rooms of the Palace are lavishly furnished with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection - paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude; sculpture by Canova and Chantrey; exquisite examples of Svres porcelain, and some of the finest English and French furniture in the world. </p></li><li><p>Buckingham Palace Visits to Buckingham Palace can be combined with visits to The Queen's Gallery, which was reopen in the spring of 2002. At night...</p></li><li><p>The Tower of London It provided historic Royal families with a residence for more than five centuries, and was a prison for other Royal figures </p></li><li><p>The Tower of London White TowerTower RavensHardey and Raven Master</p></li><li><p>Windsor Castle The Round Tower (to the right of center) is built on the site where according to tradition King Arthur sat with the knights of the Round Table. The gothic building on the left is Saint George's Chapel. The Guards of Windsor Castle The North Entrance to Windsor Castle Saint George's ChapelThe interior of the Chapel has a beautiful ceiling, carved wooden stalls, and the flags of the Knights of the Garter. The Crimson Room in Windsor Castle Green Drawing Room in Windsor Castle </p></li><li><p>Hampton Court Palace </p></li><li><p>The Banqueting House The Banqueting House was built in the late 18th century and in 1833 was used as a refreshment room for visitors to the castle. Detail of stained glass in Wardour's Banqueting House. </p></li><li><p>Osborne House The Table Deckers' Room at Osborne HouseQueen Victoria's bedroom The Durbar Room </p></li><li><p>Project by Bykova Alex, 11 A, Sergiev Posad Gymnasium All rights are reservedWith Microsoft PowerPoint XPImages are borrowed from the Internet (all rights are reserved)</p></li></ul>