Buckingham Palace shared the first photo of the tombstone of Queen Elizabeth II, who was buried in St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle with her funeral on September 19.
On the black tombstone are the names of the Queen, her husband Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who died last year, and the Queen’s parents. On the previous tombstone, only the names of Elizabeth II’s father, King George VI, and her mother Elizabeth were written.
Star of Garter (below the engravings of “George VI 1895-1952” and “Elizabeth 1900-2002” on the new stone)EnglandIt has the highest honor rank. Below that it reads “Elizabeth II 1926-2022” and “Philip 1921-2021”.
These four royals also held the Orger of Garter, the highest order of British knighthood. This engagement was first adopted by the King of England in 1348. It was given by Edward.
The perimeter of the stone, on which hand-embroidered brass letters are placed on black Belgian marble, is also decorated with flowers. Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving British monarch, died on September 9 at the age of 96.
During the all-day funeral on September 19, the body of Elizabeth II was taken to Windsor Castle after the ceremony at Westminster Church in London, where she was buried with a final ceremony attended by her close family members, including King Charles III.
Queen Elizabeth II’s tomb will also be open to the public from Thursday. St George’s Chapel, where Queen Elizabeth II is buried, will be open to the public except on Sundays, which are reserved for worship only.
To visit Windsor Castle, where the chapel is located, adults must pay a ticket fee of £28.50 (approximately 570 TL) on Saturdays and £26.50 (approximately 530 TL) on other days.