Despite the fact that two months of summer have already passed, the time for vacations continues. While some people in Britain are heading for foreign resorts, others are looking for beauty within their own country.
No place can compete in the beauty of the views with the famous Alexandra Palace. Located on the top of the hill, the palace was opened on May 24, 1873, just in time for Queen Victoria's birthday. Palace, surrounded by 196 acres of parkland, it has never been the residence of monarchs. It was built at the height of the Industrial Revolution in Britain and gained the reputation of a "public palace". Only in the first 2 weeks after the opening it was visited by more than 120 thousand people.