"KENSINGTON PALACE" Kensington Palace & Gardens Tip by Acirfa

Kensington Palace & Gardens, London: 126 reviews and 266 photos

 
 

Set in the grounds of Kensington Gardens is the Palace which has been a residence of royalty since 1689. Sir Christopher Wren was commissioned to adapt an already existing property into a home fit for a King..and Queen, William III and Mary II.
Queen Victoria was born here and continued to live her early years out at this splendid abode.

THE STATE APARTMENTS
With magnificent chandeliers, painted trompe l'oeil ceilings a stunning aray of paintings throughout the rooms particularly within the Kings Apartments, it's a palace that in fact does exude an air of presence within it's walls.

THE ROYAL CEREMONIAL DRESS COLLECTION
Displayed here are royal, court and ceremonial costumes of such elaborate design that is associated with the 18th century right up to present day.

DIANA PRINCESS OF WALES
A stunning collection of Diana's dresses and superb portraits of Diana by Mario Testino, the last official photo's of her for Vanity Fair magazine before her death.

Address: Kensington Gardens, Edge of Hyde Park
Directions: Central Line to Notting Hill Gate and District/Circle Line to Hight Street,Kensington.

Open daily 1 March - 31 October 10:00hrs - 17:00hrs
1 November - 28February 10:00hrs - 16:00hrs
Closed over Christmas

Phone: 087075151570
Website: http://www.hrp.org.uk

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 31, 2006
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