You can't exactly go touring through the entirety of it — which means there are plenty of secrets and mysteries to discover.
Buckingham Palace is so more than simply the place where the Queen lives every day, and where most Royal functions are held. It's one of the UK's biggest tourist attractions — everyone wants a glimpse at the Palace and what's inside. From the iconic bobby guards to the massive, lush grounds to the gilded, luxurious interior, it's not just a Royal residence — it's basically a national treasure.
However, even though regular folks have access to some parts of the Palace, you can't exactly go touring through the entirety of it — which means there are plenty of secrets and mysteries to discover. Thankfully, with a staff as large as it has, and a world so curious about everything related to the Royals, a few tidbits of information have slipped out over the years that give us a hint at just how insanely luxe Buckingham Palace is. It's hilarious to think that, to someone like Prince George, it isn't a national landmark — it's just grandma's house.
Here are 16 Buckingham Palace secrets that are hard to believe — keep them in mind for the next time you're chatting about what the Royals are up to or the next time you spot the Palace as a quick shot in a movie or television show set in London.