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A Guide to British Royal Residences

London has a very rich and varied royal history and is the city where the current reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II resides.

Almost all of the main royal residences are based there and most are open for tourists to visit. But for visitors who are planning to come to the city and are stuck for ideas on things to do in London, we have compiled an infographic with plenty of royal family related ideas to get your teeth into.

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The monarchy is the oldest form of government in the United Kingdom. In Britain, the crown is a constitutional monarchy which means that, while the sovereign is head of state, only an elected parliament has the ability to pass legislation.

Each year, thousands of people meet the monarchy and various events are held in royal residences across London which boost tourism and help to draw in visitors.

Our new infographic explores these residences and tells you a little bit about the history behind them.

Included in the infographic are the usual classics such as Buckingham Palace, The Tower of London, Royal Mews, Banqueting House and Kensington Palace.

Also included is the Queens Gallery, Kew Palace, and Windsor Castle.

Buckingham Palace is perhaps the most famous residence of them all. It is also the home of Queen Elizabeth II.

The palace is currently open to visitors until September 29th . One of the most recent events to happen there was the Queen's coronation celebrations, which took place in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.

Another splendid building is Kensington Palace. It has been a residence of the British royal family since the 16th century, and is is the official residence of many members of the royal family, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge, Prince Harry and Princess Michael of Kent, among others.

Then there is Kew Palace, located in the beautiful Kew Gardens. Famous royals such as George II, Queen Caroline and George III have resided in Kew, which was built in 1631.

These are just some of the royal residences featured in our new infographic, which is in many ways, a celebration of the British monarchy and hundreds of years of tradition. Feel free to share the infographic and tell us what your favourite royal attraction is!