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12 Gorgeous and Striking Photos from Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral Today

The world is preparing to say goodbye to Britain’s longest-standing monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. Although we can spend hours highlighting all the touching moments and hidden symbols from the state funeral service, the photos say more than we can ever put into words.

Here are 12 stunning pictures from Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.  

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The state funeral was held at Westminster Abbey.

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One of the Coldstream Guards can be seen walking among a sea of flower tributes for Her Majesty.

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After the ceremony at Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle hosted a committal service.

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The royal family watched as the queen’s coffin was transferred to a hearse.

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It’s a rare sight to see Prince William and Prince Harry standing side-by-side.

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The streets were lined with mourners and well-wishers.

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And not a single person stepped out of formation.

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Even when in-motion.

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Camilla Parker Bowles, Kate Middleton and Prince George took a moment of silence in the car.

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The queen’s granddaughters Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie also arrived in a car.

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Middleton’s daughter, Princess Charlotte, couldn’t contain her emotions.

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The queen’s coffin was draped with the royal standard and topped with a gorgeous flower display, along with her crown, orb and scepter.

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