If you’re headed for London this summer, be sure to include a tour of Buckingham Palace in your itinerary. Buckingham Palace has been the official London residence of Britain’s sovereigns since 1837 and its doors are opened to the public every summer since 1993.
In 2018, members of the public would be able to visit Buckingham Palace from now till 30th September.
Take this opportunity to visit all 19 State Rooms of the Palace which are furnished with masterpieces from the Royal Collection ranging from paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude to sculptures by Canova and Chantrey. At the same time, find yourselves surrounded by some of the world’s finest English and French furniture while browsing through a collection of delicate and well-crafted porcelain.
To celebrate the 70th birthday of the Prince of Wales, Buckingham Palace’s 2018 special exhibition would be featuring a collection of more than 100 artworks selected by His Royal Highness. These will be displayed alongside works of young artists supported by three charities which he has founded and is patron of: The Royal Drawing School, The Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts and Turquoise Mountain.
Visitors would be ending off the tour with a walk alongside the south area of the Palace garden and enjoy majestic views of the west Palace front as well as the famous lake.
Tickets are available at £24.00 (~SGD$43). Admission is by timed ticket and visitors are encouraged to book their tickets early to avoid disappointment.