Buckingham Palace is both the official home of the Royal Family as well as the venue for formal state events. It's located in the city of Westminster near three royal parks, i.e. Green Park, St James's Park and Hyde Park.
Buckingham Palace was completed in 1703, but the now recognisable facade was build between 1847 and 1850 as part of an extension.
Buckingham Palace is located in Westminster near three parks, name Green Park, St James's Park and Hyde Park. You can visit the palace from July to September (20.7-29.9 2019) as well as specific days in spring and winter. There are two types of tickets: The State Rooms and Royal Day Out, the latter of which also includes Royal Mews and The Queen's Gallery.
The tour in the palace consists of the following rooms:
- The Green Drawing Room
- The Throne Room
- The Picture Gallery
- The Ballroom
- The State Dining Room
- The White Drawing Room
- The Bow Room
The area in front of Buckingham Palace is a popular place to visit throughout the year. Changing the Guard happens daily during the summer at 11 o'clock and otherwise four times a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday).
The Green Park station is only a few minutes walking distance away.