Take A Peek Inside Buckingham Palace Before It Undergoes Renovation

The Buckingham Palace first became the English monarch’s primary residence back in 1837, when Queen Victoria renovated the massive estate. The palace is once again undergoing re-servicing to its East Wing, leaving some to wonder what could possibly be improved in this glorious property. With 775 rooms spread across its nearly 830,000 square feet, the Buckingham Palace is truly a place of marvel. Read on for an inside look at some of the palace’s most jaw-dropping spaces.

The Staggering Ballroom

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POOL/ Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images

The Buckingham Palace Ballroom is the epitome of royal living. Take the most lavish wedding ceremony you can imagine and times that by 100, and that is what being in this staggering room feels like.

Equipped with six massive chandeliers, golden trim, and a rich velvet carpet, this space is an architectural masterpiece from floor to ceiling. Below an ornate archway rests two magnificent thrones, but don’t be confused; this isn’t even the throne room.