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What is the purpose of the Royal Palace?

The Royal Palace is owned by the state and placed at the disposal of the head of state. It is where the daily work of the monarchy is conducted and where the King and Queen live. It is where the King presides over the Council of State, grants audiences and holds official dinners.

Which royal palaces are open to the public?

Occupied royal palaces, such as Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle, are maintained by the Royal Household Property Section, and some are open to the public. The organisation is jointly curated by Lucy Worsley and Tracy Borman .

Where is Oslo’s Royal Palace?

The Royal Palace. Photo: Lise Åserud / NTB scanpix The Royal Palace is situated on a rise, the Bellevue, at one end of Oslo’s main thoroughfare, Karl Johans gate. The Royal Palace is one of the country’s most important buildings, and a concrete symbol of the course of Norwegian history since 1814.

What are the most famous royal palaces in England?

It is the most famous of the royal palaces in England and throughout the summer the public can enjoy a visit to its State Rooms, which the Royal Family still use today. St James’s Palace, closely located to Whitehall Palace and St James’s Park, the palace was used by King Henry VIII as a hunting lodge.

What is the purpose of the Palais Royal?

The central Palais-Royal Garden (Jardin du Palais-Royal) serves as a public park, and the arcade houses shops. Originally called the Palais-Cardinal, the palace was the personal residence of Cardinal Richelieu. The architect Jacques Lemercier began his design in 1629; construction commenced in 1633 and was completed in 1639.

What is a palace?

A palace is a grand residence, especially a royal residence, or the home of a head of state or some other high-ranking dignitary, such as a bishop or archbishop.

What was the purpose of the palace of Versailles?

From 1649, the palace was the residence of the exiled Henrietta Maria and Henrietta Anne Stuart, wife and daughter of the deposed King Charles I of England. The two had escaped England in the midst of the English Civil War and were sheltered by Henrietta Marias nephew, King Louis XIV.

What is the role of the royal family?

The role of the Royal Family. Members of the Royal Family often carry out official duties in the UK and abroad where The Queen cannot be present in person. The Prince of Wales and The Princess Royal, for example, may present members of the public with their honours at an Investiture. When official events such as receptions,...

When was the Royal Palace in Oslo built?

The Royal Palace ( Norwegian: Slottet or Det kongelige slott) in Oslo was built in the first half of the 19th century as the Norwegian residence of the French -born King Charles III John of Norway, who reigned as king of Norway and Sweden.

What is the most important palace in Norway?

The Norwegian Royal Palace in Oslo is the most important palace in Norway and is the primary home of the Norwegian Royal family. The Palace is in central Oslo at the western end of Karl Johan Gate...

Where does the king of Norway live in Oslo?

Royal Guardsmen in front of the Royal Palace. The Royal Palace (Norwegian: Slottet or formally Det kongelige slott) in Oslo was built in the first half of the 19th century as the Norwegian residence of the French-born King Charles III of Norway, who reigned as king of Norway and Sweden.

Where do the Royals Live in Norway?

The Norwegian Royal Palace in Oslo is the most important palace in Norway and is the primary home of the Norwegian Royal family. The Palace is in central Oslo at the western end of Karl Johan Gate (the pedestrian only street). The Train station is... More.

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