A palace is a luxurious mansion, particularly one that belongs to the royal family or is the residence of a head of state or other prominent dignitary. Palaces are also the homes of kings and emperors. The President of a nation (first citizen) and his family (first family) reside in a presidential palace.
1. Presidential Palace (Ankara, Turkey)
1,000 rooms, 50 times the space of The White House, price tag of more than half a billion dollars, Presidential Palace is the most beautiful and stunning presidential palace in the world. Sorry, rest of the world.
2. Rashtrapati Bhavan (New Delhi, India)
This enormous complex, whose name roughly translates to “Presidential Residence,” was first built in 1929. It contains 340 presidential rooms and a large 320-acre garden, one of the most stunning gardens in the world. The fact that Rashtrapati Bhavan is accessible to the public is one of its outstanding features. About 700 million bricks were required to build Rashtrapati Bhavan, and very little steel was employed in its construction. You big, wicked wolves, try blowing this one down.
3. The White House (Washington, DC)
The President of the United States of America is the most powerful man in the world. His house i.e. The White House is equipped some of the most advanced techniques in the world. Beyond iconic chambers like the Oval Office and the Map Room, the place is fully equipped with perks like a swimming pool, a movie theatre.
4. The Moscow Kremlin (Moscow, Russia)
The Moscow Kremlin usually referred to as the Kremlin, is a fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River to the south, Saint Basil’s Cathedral and Red Square to the east, and the Alexander Garden to the west.
5. Buckingham Palace (London, UK)
The palace, which was constructed in 1705 as a townhouse for the Duke of Buckingham (thus its name), is essentially a working museum. When you enter, you’ll feel like a King or Queen because it is so opulent.
6. Quirinal Palace (Rome, Italy)
Located on (and named after) the highest hill in Rome, this sprawling palace was constructed in 1583. It is a breathtaking structure that has been home for some of the most powerful leaders in Italy.
7. Tokyo Imperial Palace (Tokyo, Japan)
You would want to have all of your picnics at the Tokyo Imperial Palace since it is so stunning. It resembles a huge park more. Two days a year are allotted for open access.
8. Zhongnanhai (Beijing, China)
Given that it has existed in some form for more than a thousand years, Zhongnanhai has undoubtedly witnessed more historical events than any other palace on this list. Although it is a stunning piece of architecture, entry is never permitted due to security concerns. After all, this is China.
9. The Blue House (Seoul, South Korea)
The South Korean president and vice president jointly reside in the 62-acre Blue House property. In 1968, 31 North Korean commanders attempted to kill the President and Vice President there, but they were unsuccessful. In the days when visors are permitted to access the grounds, the roofs of the historic Korean buildings of the Blue House are covered in 150,000 blue granite tiles, which is a lovely sign for guests with passports.
10. Élysée Palace (Paris, France)
Despite not being the largest government house on this list, Élysée Palace’s classical design is beautiful. It has 369 rooms and a total space of 11,000 square feet. Although it is typically off limits to the public, we have some images for you.