Kensington Palace is the residence of the British royal family since the 17th century. It is the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Henry, the Duke and Duchess of Glouster and Kent. The offices and private accommodation areas of the palace are maintained by the royal household Property section. The state rooms are open for to the public and the Historic Royal Palaces charity a non-profit organization manages them. The Palace remains open between 10 am to 5 pm on all seven days. After two years of renovation the palace was opened for public in 2012. In Kensington Palace there are four routes of choice for the visitors. There are digital presentations, audio sequences and interactive experiences. One exhibit displays the wardrobe of Queen Elizabeth in 1950s and of Prince of Wales, Diana and Princess Margret. There are two gardens built in the south and the east section and connects to the Kensington gardens.
Which tube station is the nearest to Kensington Palace?
The Nearest London Tube station to the Kensington Palace is Queensway. There are two ways by foot to reach the Kensington palace from the Queensway tube station; one is 500 meters via broad walk and takes 6 minutes, the other is 640 meters via Bayswater and takes 7 minutes. Via Bayswater road taxi can also be used to reach in 2 minutes from the station. Bus number 70 will drop you in 7 minutes at York house palace from there one has to walk. The buses are available every 10 minutes. The other stations near the Kensington Palace are Notting hill gate, High Street Kensington and Bayswater.
The Queensway Tube station lies in between Notting hill gate and Lancaster gate from west to east. It has two platforms and comes under fare zone1.
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