Top 5 palaces around the globe
Palaces have been always the dream home, irrespective of the money in the bank accounts. The elegance, the grandeur some palaces have are worth a watch. Here is a list of top 5 palaces in the world.
Bukhingham Palace, London, UK: It is the London residence and administrative headquarters of the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom that tops this list. The palace has 775 rooms, a large, 40-acre garden and a total floor space of 77,000 sq m.
Matra National Palace, Mafra, Portugal: It is a monumental baroque and Italianized neoclassical palace monastery located in Matra, Portugal. It was classified as a national monument in 1910 and occupies a floor area of almost 40,000 sq.m.
Louvre Palace, Paris, France: Built as a fortress, it became a royal palace in the 14th century under Charles V. Currently, most of the building is used as a museum. The palace has the floor area of 210,000 sq m.
Prague Castle, Prague, Czech Republic: It has been the seat of power for kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia and Czech Republic. Prague Castle attracts 1.8 million tourists annually.
Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark: Completed in 1928, the Christiansborg Palace has more than 800 year long history. Now it is a seat of Danish Parliament and houses the Prime Minister’s Office & the Supreme Court. The palace occupies 51,660 sq.m.
These palaces are indeed a combination of best architecture and infrastructure.