Buckingham Palace to open its doors again this summer


Released on: July 08, 2014, 8:33 am (EDT)
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This year’s Summer Opening will feature Royal Childhood exhibition

LONDON, July 08, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Buckingham Palace is once again giving visitors an opportunity to peek behind the scenes of one of the World's grandest royal palaces. As one of the world's last remaining working palaces opportunities to survey the glorious interiors of Buckingham Palace are few and far between, making the annual Summer Opening an especially valuable chance for the public to explore this famous building.

The Summer opening once again grants visitors access to the lavishly decorated State Rooms where they will encounter some of the royal collection's finest treasures including painting by Rubens, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Poussin and Canaletto. Sculpture by Canova and Chantrey along with fine Sèvres porcelain are also amongst the highlights.

With the arrival of Prince George still fresh in everyone's minds, this year's Summer Opening features a special Royal Childhood exhibition. The show will offer a fascinating glimpse into the formative years of royal children throughout the last 250 years, featuring toys, outfits and never before seen images.

Tickets to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening can be booked at LondonTown.com where visitors will also find a wide array of discounted hotels in the vicinity of the palace, making it a great place to find a hotel in central London.

The Rubens at the Palace Hotel couldn't be closer to Buckingham Palace – situated on Buckingham Palace Road it is just four minutes' walk from the famous gates - and offers suitably well-appointed accommodation. With a 21% discount courtesy of LondonTown.com rooms are available from £159.

Even more upscale and similarly handy for the palace is the 41 Hotel London, the tenth best hotel in Europe according to Travel and Leisure and available from £282 thanks to a 27% discount.

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