Kensington Palace (London) Reviews
Description:Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in ... more
Kensington Palace (London) ... London, England. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century. Today it is the official residence of Zara Phillips, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester; the Duke and Duchess of Kent; and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.
Newest Review: ... and it allows you to enter not only Kensington Palace but four other sites as well including Hampton Court, Kew Palace, The tower of London and the Banqueting house. I shall explain about the tickets later in the review. Exhibitions in Kensington Palace. Queen Victoria exhibition. This is a permanent exhibition tracing the life of Victoria from a young age before she became Queen right ... more
Customer Kensington Palace (London) Reviews (2)
by - written on 26/09/12 (Very useful, 197 readings)
Kensington Palace. Kensington palace is one of the great Royal Palaces to the West of London built originally in the 1600's for the Earl of Nottingham it was known as Nottingham House and only became a palace when King William III decided he needed a house nearer to London than Hampton Court to escape the Smokey atmosphere of London. A private road was built from the Palace all the way to Hyde Park corner and is known as Rotten Row it was used as the private road for the king and was able to carry several carriages abreast and was lit by 300 oil lamps thereby being the first artificially lit roadway in England. It was known as Route de Roi or Kings Road. This ... Read the complete review
by - written on 24/08/05 (Very useful, 100 readings)
I am surprised there are not reviews written about Kensington Palace. Thought I'd just do a little piece on a royal residence worthy of a visit when you're at a loose end in London. I went there on a grey day but will remember it forever as the first place in the UK that I was up close and personal with the squirrels. I know they are seen at vermin in the UK but to this antipodies Kiwi they are still a bit of a novelty. They were the first to greet me at Kensington Palace. A family shared their peanuts with me so I could get really friendly with the eager little fellows. I digress, Kensington Palace is a royal ... Read the complete review
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