Kate Middleton Gives Us a Sneak Peek Inside Buckingham Palace and, Um, Those Couches Are a Bit Much

Kate Middleton and Prince William offered a rare glimpse into Buckingham Palace—and those chairs alone take the regal decor to a whole new level.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge recently met with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine and First Lady Olena Zelenska at Queen Elizabeth's not-so-humble abode, and we're totally loving rubbing our eyes over the red and gold color scheme.

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The room features dazzling chandeliers, red carpeting and a stunning white fireplace, on top of which sits a giant framed mirror. We also see ornate walls with matching golden chairs that (while over-the-top) are definitely suited for royalty. A beautiful flower arrangement sits on their golden table while two large plants flank the fireplace.

If you've ever fantasized about going on a full tour of this iconic building, then you're in luck. It turns out the royals' website is now offering a virtual tour of the giant palace. While fans won't be able to see it in its entirety, they can still get an inside look at the White Drawing Room, the Throne Room and the Blue Drawing Room.

Not surprisingly, you'll see even more of the same royal hues, as well as some impressive artwork and important family heirlooms (including the 20th-century portrait of Queen Alexandra). Plus, you'll spot a few interesting new details, like the fact that the thrones are embossed "EIIR" and "P" for Her Majesty and Prince Philip (who knew?!).

Here's hoping we get more inside glimpses courtesy of Kate and Will.

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