Is The New Princess Diana Statue Open For the Public?

Afresh Princess Diana’s statue was unveiled in her favorite site earlier this month in the Sunken Garden.

The day of the ceremony obvious what would have been Diana’s 60th birthday.

Prince William and Prince Harry forgot their differences to attend the ceremony.

In a joint speech they said: “Today, on what would have been our mother’s 60th birthday, we remember her love, strength, and character – qualities that made her a force for good around the world, changing countless lives for the better.

“Every day, we wish she were still with us.”

Inside the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace, the new Princess Diana statue is placed.

It was her favorite place at the palace which was created in 1908 at the instigation of King Edward VII who was inspired by Pond Garden at Hampton Court Palace.

The palace chose to give the gardens a makeover before the statue became exposed. Therefore, worker’s established more than 4,000 extra flowers.

In October 2019, and it took over 1,000 hours in total to be completed. The Sunken Garden was selected as the site for Princess Diana’s statue because she used to love the area when she was alive.

“While she was in residence at Kensington Palace, Diana, Princess of Wales regularly admired the changing floral displays in the Sunken Garden,” said deputy head of gardens and estates Graham Dellamore.

“She would always stop to talk with me and the other gardeners who cared for it.”

And yes public can view the statue during Historic Royal Palace opening hours.

It’s open between 10.00 am and 6.00 pm from Wednesday to Sunday. The last admission is at 4.30 pm.

Entry is free, though, you’ll want a ticket if you get a chance to step inside Kensington Palace.

Diana’s wedding dress is for the time being on display, with tickets costing £23.00 for adults and £11.50 for children.

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