The Top 11 Famous Official Residences

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Famous Official Residences

If you’re looking to get away from it all and experience the raw beauty of nature, then this hike might just be for you. The journey will take about 3 hours along an untouched path through some breathtaking scenery that not even centuries-old buildings could compare with!

Top 11: La Fortaleza

La Fortaleza

The Fortress is an ancient structure that was once the seat of power for all things Puerto Rican. Built over five hundred years ago, La Fortaleza is also home to many historic treasures from shipwrecks and conquests alike!

Top 10: Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam

Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam

The Royal Palace of Amsterdam is a large palace that houses the Dutch monarch. The interior has plenty to see and offers stunning views for visitors, so I would recommend spending some time here when in town!

The Koninklijk Paleis (Royal Palace) is one of 4 palaces in the Netherlands that are at Queen Beatrix’s disposal. It stands on Dam Square, near central Amsterdam, and was built during Dutch Golden Age as a city hall for the mayoralty under King Louis Napoleon. Later it became Royal House’s residence until October 2014 when new monarch Willem-Alexander II took up residency following abdication by his mother Beatrix 50 years ago today!

Top 9: Drottningholm Palace

Drottningholm Palace

Drottningholm Palace is a beautiful, sprawling palace in Sweden. It was originally built for Queen Lovisa Ulrika who made it her residence after she became queen in 1734 and never left its grounds until 1810 when she died there of old age while surrounded by friends and family around 290 years ago!

Located in the Swedish capital, Drottningholm Palace is home to an opera house and parklands. It’s one of Stockholm’s most popular attractions for tourists with its lush green spaces that remind visitors it doesn’t matter if you’re into royal life or not-this will be worth your while!

Top 8: Hofburg Imperial Palace

Hofburg Imperial Palace

The Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna is a place of such beauty and history. This palatial residence was once home to some fascinating characters like “the firsts,” who were residents here well before their time as royalty or emperors!

The Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna is the official residence of Austria’s president. It served as a winter palace for Habsburgs while their preferred summer retreat was Schönbrunn Palace, located just outside of town on what used be part land belonging to an extinct order – The Knights Hospitaller who settled there centuries ago before it became known simply by one name: “The Valley”.

Top 7: Tokyo Imperial Palace

Tokyo Imperial Palace

The Tokyo Imperial Palace is one of the most beautiful palaces in all of Japan. The architecture and details are intricate, which you can see on each side as well as within its interior spaces- ornate ceiling paintings that were commissioned over 300 years ago still exist today!

The Imperial Palace in Tokyo is the main residence of Japan’s emperor. During the Japanese property bubble, it was valued slightly more than all California real estate! This iconic building has acted as a venue for important events such as weddings and coronations to take place; but even without these functions, people can still enjoy its lush gardens which date back centuries ago when they first served their original purpose: cultivating rice fields during the Edo Period (1603-1867).

Top 6: Palacio Real

Palacio Real

The Palacio Real is a grand palace in Madrid, Spain. It was built by Philip IV and has been used for many royal functions since then!

The Palacio Real (Royal Palace) of Madrid is the official residence of King Carlos III. The origins go back to the 10th century, during which Moors built defensive fort on-site that would later become known as “The White Tower”. This granite edifice with its large watchtowers was used both by Christians and Muslims alike until 1738 when king Felipe V ordered construction; it has since served much Spanish royalty including Isabel II before she abdicated the throne upon marriage Ferdinand VI in 1814.

Top 5: Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

A London landmark, Buckingham Palace is most famous for housing Queen Elizabeth II and her family. A palace in the heart of England’s capital city – this building has served many purposes throughout its history!

The Forecourt of Buckingham Palace is where you can find the Changing of the Guard, a major ceremony and tourist attraction. The day I visited it was pouring rain so we all got an amazing show as these brave men fought through heavy thunderstorms to change their posts before us!

Top 4: Alcazar of Seville

Alcazar of Seville

The Alcazar of Seville is a beautiful palace in the city that was made for King Alfonso X El Sabio, who ruled from 1252-1198. It’s one of my favorite places to visit because you can see all these different cultures represented throughout this place with their architecture and history!

The Alcázar of Seville is one the finest examples of predominantly Mudéjar architecture remaining in Spain. The original structure was built during an era when Islam ruled this land, and it has been expanded by successive rulers throughout its history as they added their own additions to what is now known as “The Crown Jewels.” Today monarchy still rules at this palace with King Felipe VI using some levels up high for Royal residence!

Top 3: Grand Palace

Grand Palace

The Grand Palace was first built as a residence for Thai kings following their move from Thonburi to Bangkok. The King Ananda Mahidol died there in 1946, and his brother used it until he ascended the throne himself later that same year- which made this palace both Royal Residence AND His Majesty’s Official Home!

Top 2: White House

White House

The White House is one of the most recognizable buildings in America, and it’s no surprise why this symbol for democracy has attracted so many tourists. The residence was first occupied by President John Adams after he moved into what used to be his daughter-in-law’s home back in 1800. After the 9/11 attacks caused restrictions on visitor access throughout Washington D.C., today tours can only accommodate groups larger than ten people with reservations made six months ahead through your member of Congress or country’s ambassador!

Top 1: Moscow Kremlin

Moscow Kremlin

The Kremlin is a huge complex that includes four palaces, cathedrals, and towers. It serves as the official residence for Russia’s president but only two-thirds of it are open to visitors so you’ll have plenty more time with your sightseeing when visiting this historic location!