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  • 1. Buckingham Palace

2. Buckingham Palace was originally a grand house built by the Dukes Buckingham for his wife. George IV began transforming it into a palace in 1826. 3. The Royal places have been guarded by the hold troops since 1660. 4. The Palace has around 600 rooms, including 19 State rooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 78 bathrooms, 92 offices, a cinema and a swimming pool. It also has its own post office and police station.About 400 people work at the Palace, including domestic servants, chefs, footmen, cleaners, plumbers, gardeners, chauffers, electricians. 5. State Room 6. The Gold State Coach weighs four tonnes and is pulled no faster than walking pace 7. Throne in Queen's Robing Room, Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London, England 8. Buckingham Gardens 9. The Royal Family 10. The Queen Elizabeth