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Interesting Facts About the Buckingham Palace and Manhyia Palace That Will Intrigue You

The shocking demise of the late Queen Elizabeth ll, the British longest reigning Monarch has really made the London palace Buckingham, the Royal residence and Administrative headquarters much more popular due to its rich history.

The Buckingham palace is highly revered in the world just as the White house of the United States of America, Pitti palace of Florence, the Royal palace of Madrid and in West Africa, the Manhyia palace situated in the Ashanti regional capital Kumasi

The Buckingham palace which is situated at Westminster came into existence in the year 1703. Interestingly, this palace has 300 clocks, 775 rooms, garden, a private chapel for the Royal family, 760 windows. It has a floor space of 77000 meters square, 24m in terms of height.

King Charles the III remains the oldest person to have ascended the throne at the age 73 following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Balmoral Castle, whose reign took as much as seven solid decades

Within every summer, the palace is made available to tourist where garden party, musical concerts are being held. The serene nature of the garden, floor space meant for special gatherings and a helicopter landing is a force to be reckoned with.

The history of the British is incomplete without the linkage between themselves and Ghana during colonization which took charge so many years in the then Gold Coast likewise the Ashanti history.

The Manhyia Palace is also the Royal Residence of the Ashanti monarch within Ghana. The palace was built in the year 1925 by the British after the Yaa Asantewaa war

Okomfo Anokye, the Traditional Fetish priest commanded a golden stool from the skies to land on the laps of the then Otumfour Osei Tutu I, bringing all the other paramount chiefs under the powers of every Ashanti king at the Manhyia palace where Otumfour Osei Tutu II reign today.

The Manhyia Palace is a cultural hub, where prominent Royal festivals are being held periodically, prominent personalities pay homage to the king time to time and the home of the ancient, historic and supernatural Golden stool

The Manhyia Palace has a museum built by the late Nana Opoku Ware II. Within this museum is the regalia of the Ashanti kings, bronze statues of the late king Nana Prempeh I, clothes and other cultural items which had existed over 200 years.

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