Episode 02- Buckingham Palace එකේ ATM මැෂින් එක|ලෝකයේ දිගම දිග RED Carpet එක (London Documentary)

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Admiralty Arch
This quintuple-arched ceremonial gateway, designed in 1910 by Sir Aston Webb, serves as an elegant passageway from Trafalgar Square towards Buckingham Palace.
The building was commissioned by King Edward VII in memory of his mother Queen Victoria,
Admiralty arch plays an important role on the ceremonial occasions. processions at the Royal weddings, funerals, coronations and other public processions.
The Royal Marines Memorial, is an outdoor bronze sculpture by Adrian Jones , installed on the north side of The Mall

The Mall
The Mall , a ceremonial approach route to the palace, was designed by Sir Aston Webb and completed in 1911 as part of a grand memorial to Queen Victoria . It extends from Admiralty Arch , across St James's Park to the Victoria Memorial .
The length of The Mall from where it joins Constitution Hill at the Victoria Memorial end to Admiralty Arch is exactly 0.5 nautical miles (0.93 km; 0.58 mi).
The surface of The Mall is coloured red to give the effect of a giant red carpet leading up to Buckingham palace.

Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of the UK’s sovereigns since 1837 and today is the administrative headquarters of the Monarch. Although in use for the many official events and receptions held by The Queen.
Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms. These include 19 State rooms, 52 Royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms. In measurements, the building is 108 metres long across the front, 120 metres deep (including the central quadrangle) and 24 metres high.
Originally known as Buckingham House, the building at the core of today's palace was a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703
It was acquired by King George III in 1761[4] as a private residence for Queen Charlotte and became known as The Queen's House.
Queen Victoria was the first sovereign to live in the Palace in 1837.
The balcony of Buckingham Palace is one of the most famous in the world. The first recorded Royal balcony appearance took place in 1851, when Queen Victoria stepped onto it during celebrations for the opening of the Great Exhibition.
Flags at Buckingham Palace vary according to the movements of court and tradition. The Royal Standard is flown at royal residences only when the sovereign is present.
The Garden at Buckingham Palace is a large private park attached to the London residence of the monarch. It is situated at the rear of Buckingham Palace, occupying a 42 acres site in the City of Westminster, and has two-and-a-half miles of gravel path

⁃ Harrison’s the massive lawn
⁃ The rose garden with the world famous 15 foot Waterloo vase
⁃ The yard

The Buckingham Palace flower beds, also known as the Memorial Gardens, were created in 1901 as part of Sir Aston Webb's overall design for a memorial to Queen Victoria after her death that year.
The planting schedule follows a traditional seasonal pattern that is repeated each year. Each planting takes approximately 2 weeks and involves up to ten staff.
Replanting of the beds in summer requires approximately 22,500 plants.

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