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Kensington Palace - A Royal Residence

Kensington Palace is a royal palace in London. It has been a residence of the British royal family since the 17th century, and it is currently the official residence of the Prince and Princess of Wales. Kensington Palace was also the formal residence of Princess Diana, Princess Margaret, and Princess Alice during their lifetimes. It was built in 1605, originally in the Jacobean style, and was known as Nottingham House at that time. In 1689, King William III and Queen Mary II commissioned Sir Christopher Wren to draw up plans to transform Nottingham House into Kensington Palace. During my visit, Kensington Palace was hosting a high-end fashion exhibition, where one could admire the haute couture of the Georgian era and modern red carpet fashion while touring the palace. The exhibition featured modern celebrity garments worn by Lizzo and Lady Gaga, displayed alongside historical attire, creating a striking and interesting contrast. With over 200 items on display, it was the largest exhibition ever held at the palace. While touring the palace, one would be dazzled by the 16th-century court murals depicting King George I. The magnificent King's Gallery is filled with exquisite paintings from the royal collection. Looking out of the windows of Kensington Palace, one can see the water, with its white swans and the verdant grasslands... Different life paths determine the joy and happiness each person can have, everyone will have it, just in different forms, there is no need for comparison...
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Posted: Apr 8, 2024
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