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The World’s Most Amazing Palaces

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Defined as a magnificent residence, especially for those who are Head of State or of royal lineage, many palaces are now used for other purposes like hotels, museums or parliaments. Below is a list of some of the most amazing palaces in the world which are still is use.

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ngorangora crater, Tanzania/Kenya Report Abuse
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The Winter Palace at St. Petersburg, Russia Report Abuse
The winter residence of the Russian tsars and their families, it later became the headquarters of the Russian Provisional Government after the Bolshevik Revolution. Today, the palace is part of The State Hermitage Museum.
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Schönbrunn Palace,Vienna, Austria Report Abuse
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El Escorial, Spain Report Abuse
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The Palace of Versailles, France Report Abuse
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Castle of Neuschwanstein Report Abuse
The true picture of a romantic fairy tail place
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Villa Capra "La Rotonda", Italy Report Abuse
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Kashmir, INDIA Report Abuse
heaven on earth
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Dolmabahçe Palace, Istanbul, Turkey Report Abuse
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The Potala Palace, Tibet Report Abuse
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Peterhof, Russia Report Abuse
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Buckingham Palace, UK Report Abuse
The official London residence of the Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace is also designated as the world’s largest “working” royal palace.
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Ahsan Manzil, Dhaka, Bangladesh Report Abuse
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Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India Report Abuse
A “floating” summer palace, in the middle of Lake Pichola in Udaipur, India, the Taj Lake Palace is part of the Taj Hotels Group.
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Palace of Mysore, Mysore, India Report Abuse
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Alhambra, Spain Report Abuse
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The Forbidden City, China Report Abuse
The world’s largest palace complex, it was home to the Chinese emperors for 500 hundred years. Today it is the political centre of Chinese government.
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Kowdiar Palace in Kerala, India Report Abuse
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Umaid Bhawan Palace,in Rajasthan, India Report Abuse
This is one of the world's largest private residences with 347 rooms. It is the primary residence of the Jodhpur royal family.
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Rambagh Palace in Jaipur, India Report Abuse
Formerly the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur, Rambagh Palace is now a luxury Taj Palace Hotel.
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Stockholm Palace, Sweden Report Abuse
This is the official residence of the Swedish monarch. It is “the largest of all the world’s royal palaces that is still used for its original purpose.
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Tsarskoye Selo, Russia Report Abuse
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Royal Palace of Madrid, Spain Report Abuse
Although the official residence for the monarchy of Spain, the royal family actually prefer to live at the Palacio de la Zarzuela.
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Belem Palace, Portugal Report Abuse
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The Papal Palace, Vatican City Report Abuse
This is the official residence of the Pope.
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Malacañang Palace, Manila, Philippines Report Abuse
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Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan Report Abuse
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Palace Hotel do Buçaco ,Buçaco, Portugal Report Abuse
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Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland Report Abuse
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Kensington Palace, London, England Report Abuse
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Summer Palace,Beijing, China Report Abuse
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BRASIL Report Abuse
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Istana Nurul Iman, Brunei Report Abuse
This is the official residence of the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah. It is also the largest residence in the world with 1,788 rooms and 257 bathrooms. It cost around $1.4 billion USD to build and its Dome is made of Gold.
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