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Kensington Palace

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Royal residence built in the 17thC, site of many famous births and deaths, including the death of King William in 1702 and the birth of Queen Victoria in 1819. Buildings by Christopher Wren, William Kent, Sir John Vanbrugh and others, with magnificent gardens merging with Hyde Park. Home of the late Princess Margaret and, most famously, Diana, Princess of Wales. Her dresses are on display in the small museum here.

Written by  matt_b.

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“To Kensington Palace and tea at the Orangery”

Last weekend I was in London to meet up with an old friend, and we decided to take a look around Kensington Palace, just off Kensingon High Street and on the edge of Kensington Gardens. Kensington Palace has been a home to members of the Royal … Read more...

Written by  heather on her travels. Continue reading on heatheronhertravels

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