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Forbes notes that in 2012, Buckingham Palace was estimated to be worth approximately $5 billion. According to Forbes, real estate firm Savills noted that no property of Buckingham Palace's historical significance, period... More »

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Originally known as Buckingham House, Buckingham Palace was built in 1703 as a London residence for John Sheffield. Sheffield was an 18th-century politician who became the Duke of Buckingham in 1702. Buckingham House was... More »

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Buckingham Palace offers complimentary audio tours with admission. It also offers a garden and highlights tour and an exclusive guided tour from late July to September. More »

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Queen Elizabeth's presence in a royal residence such as Buckingham Palace will typically be marked by the flying of the Royal Standard flag. The Royal Standard is used to indicate Queen Elizabeth's presence in other cont... More »

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Originally known as Buckingham House, Buckingham Palace was built in 1703 as a London residence for John Sheffield. Sheffield was an 18th-century politician who became the Duke of Buckingham in 1702. Buckingham House was... More »

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Tour the Palace of Versailles by purchasing admission tickets online or at the on-site ticket desks in the palace's main courtyard. As of 2015, there are three ticket options that vary in price. More »

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The Palace of Versailles has hundreds of acres of gardens, and most of this land is designed in the formal, carefully landscaped French Garden style, with trimmed hedges, potted trees and sculpted grassy areas accompanie... More »

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