Presidential Palaces? The grand, luxurious and royal residence of the head of a state or a country or any kind of high ranked officials and their family. It is also the home of the kings and emperors.
Rising to become the most powerful and first citizen of a respective country by the votes of the peoples is arguably the most distinct and demanding honor which can be imagined by anyone. Even though there are a lot of national problems over the head and the pressure to find their solutions, yet there are also many perks of being the first citizen of the country. Not only do the dignitaries travel around the world for different national purposes in luxurious and outstanding planes, but they are also the guest of honor of any country to go to. But after all these, none of the perks are better than living and doing all the works in the huge, majestic, luxurious mansions they stay in their presidential duty which are the Palaces
Presidential Palace of that country.
Presidential palaces are those palaces or homes where the president of any country and his/her family resides. The presidential palaces or the prime minister’s official residence is the most impressive in the respective country and are among popular sightseeing destinations of the tourists and travelers. In fact, at the time of construction of the palaces, most of the governments spend a large amount of money to make it one of the most impressive and beautiful presidential palaces in the world. They are not a permanent resident of any person. They belong to the government of that country and are only allotted to those who are chosen by the people of that country for a span of the presidential duties. With the end of their duties, the presidential palace is the residence of the new president of that country.
In this blog, we will read about the 10 most beautiful presidential palaces in the world. We will also try to write them in rankings according to the beauty, historical culture, and architecture of that palaces.
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KREMLIN PALACE, MOSCOW, RUSSIA
The Moscow Kremlin palace also referred to as the Kremlin, is a fortified 68-acre complex built in the heart of the city. The Kremlin saw different eras of renovations, as various rulers assumed power within the country. Today, it is the home of the president of the country. Designed by a team of architects, it was intended to emphasize the greatness of Russian beauty. The Grand Kremlin Palace construction involved the demolition of the previous Baroque palace on the site and the church of St. John the Baptist, constructed to a design by Aloisio in place of the first church ever built in Moscow.
Palace constructed in 1837 to 1849
The total area occupied by the palace: 68 acres
AK ORDA PRESIDENTIAL PALACE, ASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN
The Ak Orda Presidential Palace is that the official workplace and residence of the President of Kazakhstan, located within the capital city of the country Astana. It was built in just 3 years. Founded by Behgjet Pacolli who was the 3rd president of Kosovo and 1st deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo. The palace looks very astonishingly beautiful with its blue and gold dome. A total of 21 types of marbles were used in the construction of the floor patterns of the palace. The structure of this presidential palace and the construction was done by architects, engineers, designers, and builders from 10 different countries.
Palace opened in 2004
The total area occupied by the palace: 395,300 sq. ft.
ELYSEE PALACE, PARIS, FRANCE
The stunning example of classical architecture Elysee Palace has been the official presidential residence of the president of France since 1848. Built by Armand-Claude Molet, this beautiful palace consists of 369 rooms, the architecture of this palace is breathtaking. It is not open to the public generally like many other presidential palaces in the world. The palace looks beautiful with the simple yet so classy exterior and with the interior mostly painted in golden color with yellow lighting which makes the palace nothing less than an emperor’s resident.
Palace opened in 1722
The total area occupied by the palace: 11,000 sq. ft.
- PRESIDENTIAL PALACE, ABU DHABI, UAE
The insanely beautiful looking garden rendering, which shows off the main palace, smaller palaces, villas, and a smattering of other outbuildings and amenities. The Presidential Palaces is an ostentatious company beside the Emirates Palace Hotel, which made a reputation for itself around the holidays by hosting a Christmas tree dipping in $11M of jewelry. The place was constructed by the Greek construction firm Consolidated Contractors’ Company and Abu Dhabi Engineering consultancy Interior designing company Wilson associates who designed the Abu Dhabi Hotel in Dubai is also designed Abu Dhabi Presidential Palace. This presidential palace is considered as the most expensive constructed presidential palace in the world by some of the well-known architects.
Area occupied by the palace: 2M sq. ft.
PRAGUE CASTLE, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Prague castle is the official residence and workplace of the president of the Czech Republic. A mix of renaissance and gothic architecture, Prague castle is the largest castle complex in the world listed by the Guinness Book of World records. The castle was a seat of power for kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia. The Bohemian Crown jewels are still present there and are kept inside a designated room in the castle. The beautifully designed triangular shaped top of the castle and a huge area it occupies with astonishingly gorgeous architecture near the river makes it look like heaven while the sunsets and lights on in the castle.
Palace built-in: 9th century
The total area occupied by the presidential palaces: 570 meters in length & 130 meters wide
PRESIDENTIAL PALACE, WARSAW, POLAND
The presidential palace in Warsaw, Poland was built by the Polish architect Chrystian Piotr Aigner. The front building features as a statue of Jozef Poniatowski, a Polish general, who later on became a Marshal of the French Empire in 1813. During its long history, the palace had been a residence for many aristocratic families and was rebuilt and renovated several times according to the families residing in it. The palace has been the official working place of the President of the Republic of Poland since 1994 and the president has decided to reside in Belweder Palace.
Palace built-in: 1643
OGUZKHAN PRESIDENTIAL PALACE, ASHGABAT, TURKMENISTAN
Oguzkhan Palace is the official residence and workplace of the President of Turkmenistan. The palace is located in the capital city Ashgabat of Turkmenistan. This palace has been the residence and workplace of the presidents of Turkmenistan for many years. It was built for the president Saparmut Niyazov, who styled himself Turkmenbasy, and he lived in the presidential palaces between 1997 until he died in 2006. Then a new presidential palace after the demolition of the old one. It was built by the French construction firm Bouygues. With the golden dome at the top and the palace surrounded by a garden of flowers at the front makes it an astonishing and majestic beauty of architectural art.
Palace rebuilt in 2011
The estimated cost of the new presidential palace: $250m
PALACIO DA ALVORADA, BRASILIA, BRAZIL
The Palacio Da Alvorada is the official workplace of the president of Brazil. However, it is not the official residence of the president of the country, still, with the constructional beauty, it is considered one of the most beautiful presidential palaces of the world. It is located in the capital city of Brasilia of the country. The building was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer. Its construction started in the year 1958. It has been the workplace of the Brazilian president for a long time. It has gone through massive and much more beautiful renovations between the years 2004 and 2006.
Palace inaugurated in the year: 1960
Estimated cost in the building of the new palace: $18M
- RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN, NEW DELHI, India
The Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, India is the official residence of the president of the Republic Of India. It is considered as one of the largest presidential palaces in the world and is also known for its beauty. The construction of the Rashtrapati Bhavan started in the year 1912 by a British architect when the government decided that a residence would be built for the British Viceroy and after the completion of the construction of the presidential palace, the capital of the country will be shifted from Calcutta to Delhi. The main building contains more than 340 rooms in the Bhavan. The Rashtrapati Bhavan is surrounded by huge and beautiful gardens known as the Mughal Gardens. The architectural design of the Bhavan is with a vast red and cream sandstone combination. The design is a combination of Indian and Western designs. the beauty if incredible India
Palace inaugurated in the year: 1929
The total area occupied by the Rashtrapati Bhavan: 320 acres
WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON D.C., UNITED STATES
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States. Located in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington DC, the site for the white house was chosen by the first president of the US George Washington in 1791 and it has been the residence of the president of the country since John Adams in 1800. But after the fire in 1814 during the world war, the original White House was destroyed, and the new White House was built again. the presidential palaces includes 132 rooms, 35 baths, and six levels. This was built with white-painted Aquia Creek Sandstone in the neoclassical style. It takes almost 600 gallons of white paint to cover the whole white façade. In the 19th century, there were many plans to expand the size of the Presidential Palace or built a new house as the resident of the president of the US but these plans never came into actions and the White House has been the presidential palace since the starting and one of the most beautiful presidential palace.
Palace construction started in the year: 1792
The total area occupied by the presidential house: 168 ft. long and 85 ft. 6 inches wide
The ranking or the order in which we have listed the palaces are purely based on our research and experiences. We do not intend to offend anyone. If you think that some corrections have to be done or if you have any suggestions, you are always welcome