Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of the British monarch. The Palace is a setting for state occasions and royal entertaining, a base for all officially visiting Heads of State, and a major tourist attraction. It has been a rallying point for British people at times of national rejoicing, national crisis and national grief. The palace, originally known as Buckingham House was a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703 and acquired by King George III in 1762 as a private residence.
Buckingham Palace became the official royal palace of the British monarch on the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837. This miniature crystal and gold landmark of Buckingham Palace is a replica of the original building. This is a great souvenir gift. Collect the entire collection of these beautiful miniature crystal landmarks at The Old Gift Shop.com.