Kate Middleton, Prince William new baby will grow up in residence in a private wing of Kensington Palace. Royal officials say Britain’s new prince has been named George Alexander Louis. Palace officials said Wednesday that the 2-day-old baby and third-in-line to the throne will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. Kensington Palace is a royal palace overlooking the Round Pond in Kensington Gardens. It has been a royal residence since the 17th century. Currently, the palace is the official London residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Other residents include Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Duke and Duchess of Kent and Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. Areas of Kensington Palace are open to the public. Visitors can walk through the King’s State Apartments, the Queen’s State Apartments and the Gardens. There are also exhibitions plus a shop and The Orangery cafe.
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