Kensington Palace

Top 1% of attractions in London
9 / 10

7 expert reviews

“Acquired by William and Mary in 1689, Kensington Palace was radically altered first by Sir Christopher Wren and again in the reign of George I.”

– Time Out

Fodor's Fodor's
"Neither as imposing as Buckingham Palace nor as charming as Hampton Court, Kensington Palace is something of a Royal Family commune." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"The palace itself, which predated Buck House as the royal abode, is worth a look as well—the rolling exhibitions are always imaginative."
Let's Go Let's Go
"Has played host to the likes of Georges I and II... the pre-queen Victoria, Princess Diana and Charles, and, most recently, Will and Kate." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"A place of pilgrimage for fans of Diana Princess of Wales, Kensington Palace was her residence from 1984 until her death in 1997." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Queen Victoria was born at Kensington Palace, and the funeral cortege of Diana, Princess of Wales departed from here, her former home." Full review
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