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Splendours of the SubcontinentIn October 1875, the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, set off on a four-month tour of the Indian Subcontinent. Treasures presented to the Prince during the trip go on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace for the first time in over 130 years. Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875-76 tells the story of his grand tour during which he visited over 21 localities, which today encompass India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Nepal. Gifts with over 90 rulers and included a magnificent ten-piece gold service, given by the Maharaja of Mysore and an enamelled gold and diamond perfume holder from Ram Singh II, Maharajah of Jaipur.

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £24† 36% off
10 Palace Place, SW1E | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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Splendours of the Subcontinent, Birdcage Walk, SW1A | Same location as Splendours of the Subcontinent
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London > Events > Sporting Events †Dates: 25th June to 15th July 2018
Splendours of the Subcontinent, Palace Street, SW1E5JD | 4 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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Splendours of the Subcontinent, Victoria Street, SW1E | 5 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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12 Palace Street, SW1E | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 5 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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Birdcage Walk, SW1A | Same location as Splendours of the Subcontinent
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Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | Same location as Splendours of the Subcontinent
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 21 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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15 Beeston Place, Victoria, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 8 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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Splendours of the SubcontinentSplendours of the SubcontinentSplendours of the SubcontinentIn October 1875, the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, set off on a four-month tour of the Indian Subcontinent. Treasures presented to the Prince during the trip go on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace for the first time in over 130 years. Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875-76 tells the story of his grand to2018-06-08T00:00:00+01002018-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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PRICING£12 (Adult), £10.80 (Over 60), £10 (Student (with valid ID), £6 (Under 17 / Disabled), Free (Under 5), £30 (Family)
DATES8th June to 14th October 2018
VENUEThe Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
In October 1875, the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, set off on a four-month tour of the Indian Subcontinent. Treasures presented to the Prince during the trip go on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace for the first time in over 130 years. Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875-76 tells the story of his grand to...†More about this event
 
 

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