Kensington Palace, London If you are visiting Britain you should not fail to miss Kensington Palace which is located in Kensington Gardens. Sir Christopher Wren designed the lion's share of the building which was built for the Earl of Nottingham to be his Nottingham House. Later the originally Jacobean manor house became a royal residence. Firstly the unofficial of William III and Mary II when they were in London.

The Kensington Palace became very fast a preferential residence of British monarchs. So the Palace was enlarged in 1981 and became the home of the newly-wed Prince and Princess of Wales, to be a venue of recovery for them. Princess Diana stayed there until her death in 1997 as the Kensington Palace was her official residence.

Today it is the residence of various aristocratic families like the Duke and the Duchess of Gloucester or the Prince and Princess of Wales as well as an unofficial one for Prince Harry.

For London tourists the Kensington Palace provides an insight in royal world. Very interesting displays will inform you about how life at this fashionable place in London is for the royals. And you can also have a nice view over the wonderful Kensington Gardens.

For UK tourism the Kensington Palace is very important because many people who visit Britain also want to see the Kensington Palace. And with your London Pass you will have free access to one of the most famous London attractions and maybe afterwards you can take a short break of your London sightseeing tour and go to the Orangery Restaurant which offers the people who are visiting Britain a wide range of the finest tea, and for London Pass holders they grant a 20% discount.

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