Who wouldn't want to be a royal? Besides having millions of adoring fans, you get to kick back in a palace. These palaces range from tasteful and reserved to vibrant, extravagant, and gold-covered. See how the Russians kept it luxurious during the cruel winters, what a Papal scandal did for Italian palace art, and maybe even sneak a peak at the Queen of England's London residence. It's all included in our collection of The 25 Coolest Palaces.

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