Hampton Court Palace is a Royal Palace located in the United Kingdom Surrey, United Kingdom and is close to the River Thames in Southwest London. Classical and majestic castles were no longer occupied by the United Kingdom Royal family since the 18th century and is now one of the most popular tourist attractions in the United Kingdom.
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The Palace of Hampton Court is a manor house that was purchased in 1514 by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, Chief Minister and favorite of King Henry VIII. For 7 years he rebuild the manor house into a Palace with a blend of Tudor style architecture style, and Italian classic style, something extraordinary and is still rare at the time. Unfortunately, Wolsey just enjoy his palace for a few years. In 1528, when he learned that his enemies and the King was planning his downfall, he gave Hampton Court Palace as a gift to the King. You should try visiting Hampton Court Palace.
King Henry VIII and the subsequent Kings of many changes and expansions towards Hampton Court Palace. The Palace was then opened for visitors by Queen Victoria in 1796. In 1952, London Hampton Court Palace and along with some surrounding structures became one of the protected historic buildings. Currently, the Palace of Hampton Court is one of the United Kingdom Royal Palace the most visited by tourists and often become the setting of the film.
Visiting Hampton Court Palace
Much can be seen at London Hampton Court Palace, among them are: Great Hall, Cartoon Gallery, Henry VIII's Kitchen, Chapel Royal, Clock Court, Royal Tennis Court, Fountain Court, the Privy Garden, the Sunken Garden, Great Vine, Maze, and Home Park. You can also see various exhibitions with specific themes in the complex of the Palace of Hampton Court, such as the Young Henry VIII Exhibition, A living Tudor World, Henry VIII's Crown of State, Live Tudor Cookery, and Kitchen and Garden exhibition.
In addition to look around the room and the exhibition, visitors can also enjoy a drink and food menu London Hampton Court Palace's Tiltyard Café and Privy Kitchen and Deli. Privy Kitchen is located in the central part of Hampton Court Palace and was formerly a private kitchen for cooking the best meal for Queen Elizabeth i. whereas the Tiltyard Cafe located in informal garden area near lion's Gate.
Opening hours Castle began at 10:00 until 18:00. London Hampton Court Palace closed on 24 to 26 December for more detailed can be seen here. The price of the entrance ticket to Hampton Court Palace: adult: 17.60 euros, children (< 16 years): 8.80 Euros students: 14.85 Euros, parents (> 60 years): 14.85 euros, family (max 2 adults and 3 children): 45.10 Euro, children (5 years): free (must be accompanied by an adult). Your ticket includes access to the Palace, exhibitions, garden, maze, and the audio tour guide. Tickets can be bought directly at the entrance to Hampton Court Palace or booking online. Visiting Hampton Court Palace is very amazing.