Everyone wishes for a fairy tale wedding, don’t we? Its an achievement when you get to see all the years and planning of your big day coming together, Indeed a priceless feeling! And if you are a royal then there is no doubt you can throw a sumptuous wedding. Below you can find some of the most extravagant royal weddings of all time!
Princess Victoria – Sweden
Sweden’s princess wedding to Daniel Westling took place on the marriage anniversary of Victoria’s parents. The estimated cost of just the wedding is to be around two million dollars! Princess Victoria is the eldest daughter of King Carl XVI Gustaf. The wedding ceremony was held at the Stockholm Cathedral in a lovely ceremony. Just after the ceremony, the newlywed royal couple took the carriage ride throughout the streets of Stockholm. In total twelve hundred people attended the wedding ceremony and the guests at the wedding were later engaged in activities.
Crown Prince Haakon – Norway
It’s the 20 years of successful marriage celebration for Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit! The marriage of the royal couple story is worth a read. The knot was tie on the twenty-fifth of August,2001. Without a doubt, their marriage went through a lot of criticism due to the fact Mette Marit is a commoner and a single mother of a boy whose father is a drug dealer. Nevertheless, Prince Haakon fought all the negativity and got into marriage with Mette. The couple is happily living life together.
Prince Joachim – Denmark
The marriage ceremony of Prince Joachim to Princess Maria Cavallier was in Mogeltonder Church. Their first ever encounter sounds very interesting. As it was at a dinner party, they were the only two French-speaking people so the host introduced them. The guests at the wedding were from other Royal families. The Danish Royal Family and The Maries Family in addition to the crown Prince Couple from Norway. The couple is all set to move to Paris this summer with their two children. Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix ageing five and eight.
Crown Prince Willem Alexander–Holland
Despite the fact, that there was parliamentary consent required for the wedding of Prince Willem Alexander and Ms. Maxima Zorreguieta. The marriage was performed in Beurs. All the family, friends, and guests of the bridal couple were at the wedding. The wedding dress of the Queen was of ivory Mikado silk. She paired that up with a cowl neckline. Apart from this, the couple took a tour in the golden coach just after the ceremony held at the church.
The wedding of Prince Edward the youngest of Queen Elizabeth II to Sophie Rhys-Jones was such an excitement. The wedding took place on 19 June 1999 in St Geoge’s Chaple. The dress of Sophie was by the famous designer Samantha Shaw. It had pearls and crystal beading in it. They spent their honeymoon in Balmoral Castle. The couple is still together with two children. James was born in 2007 and Louise Windsor was born in 2003.
Prince Felix – Luxembourg
Nine years ago, on the seventeenth of September, Prince Felix of Luxembourg marriage to Claire Landemacher. Their wedding is one to be in the record books. The wedding accompanied three hundred and fifty guests. It was a religious wedding that took place in the Provencal town in Basilique of Saint-Marie-Madeleine. Many royals were at the wedding. The bride wore a modern white dress with pearl drop earrings. The wedding was small yet beautiful. There are three children of the loving couple now and the family is known to live in the South of France.
Prince Rashid – Jordan
The wedding of Prince Rashid to Zeina Shaban- a table tennis player was an astonishing affair. The wedding was at opulent Basman Palance in Amman. Many royals were at the ceremony. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Prince Philip, Queen Sofia, and the Shaban Family was among the many other royals at the wedding. Also, there were more than two thousand people on the guest list. The couple has two sons. Hassan and Talal.
Prince Rainier – Monaco
The fairytale wedding of Grace Kelly and Prince Rainire is in the books to date. The marriage took place on April nineteenth, 1956 at Monacos St. Nicholas Cathedral. There were more than six hundred guests which were from different royal families. The list of guests included Ava Gardner, Gloria Swanson, Cray Grant furthermore the day’s millionaire barons. Even so, with a splendid feast given to the guests. Which had lobster, and champagne along with a two hundred pounds huge cake.
Prince Charles’s second marriage was a big International event. There were many High society international people at the event. Alongside, foreign royals such as Saudi Arabia’s Prince Turki bin Faisal Al Saud and Princess Nouf, Bahrain’s King Hamid Al-Khalifa, Yugoslavia’s Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, Norway’s Crown Prince and Crown Princess, and former Greek King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie of the Hellenes were all present at the wedding.
Prince Abdul Malik – Brunei
Since the Sultan family is always celebrate by throwing some of the most lavish weddings in the world. It’s not a big deal that the Marriage of Prince Abdul Malik, the youngest son of The Ruler was just as sumptuous as the other family weddings. Did you know? The Sultan’s wedding has cost of thirty million dollars! Let along the ceremony featured one million dollars for the wedding rings, as well as an enormous buffet.
Prince Henry – Wales
It’s when the Prince Henry of Wale, known as Prince Harry, proposed to Meghan Markle, a Hollywood renowned celebrity. Along with, a divorcee. The Prince defied all the English royal customs and traditions. The wedding took place on May nineteenth. The couple Harry and Meghan married at St. Georges Chapel. In addition to this, the wedding alone was to cost 2.8 million dollars, as per Business Insider. Apart from, the security, which was to cost thirty- four million.
Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Al Maktoum – Dubai
If you are too wondering what the most lavishing wedding is to look like the answer is right here for you. Sheikh Mohammed Rashid al Maktoum of Dubai wedded Princess Salama in 1979. The wedding cost alone is estimate of around one hundred and thirty-seven million. Apart from this, a fun fact regarding the wedding is that. It holds a record in Guinness World Record for being the costliest wedding of all time. With around twenty thousand guests and thirty-four private jets. The guests came from different nations.
Prince Guillame – Luxembourg
Duke Guillame of Luxembourg’s wedding was unquestionably a grand public event for a tiny country. His Belgian spouse, Duchess Stephanie de Lannoy, is a descendant of one of Europe’s oldest aristocratic families. The couple married after many years of friendship. At the time of the wedding, a controversy stating the event was funded by Luxembourg’s public. In exchange, the public enjoyed fireworks, free concerts, and street fairs.
King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck – Bhutan
When a Dragon King of Bhutan marries, it is not a private event. It is a national celebration. Before the event, a three-day holiday was announced. Including the closure of banks, schools, and companies. A lavishing buffet meal was served by the royal couple to the public. As a tradition. The event also had performances of song and dance. Following the custom, the newlywed roamed the streets of Thimpu’s where schoolchildren and local forks congratulated the royal couple.
Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah
When the Sultan’s daughter gets married, it is set to make a big deal in the entire country. A week of celebration has been declared a public holiday. It should be noted, that the wedding had a guest list of more than three thousand people. The estimated cost of the event is one thousand dollars per guest! Last but not the least, decorations. Conventional flowers were ordinary for the royals, so they covered the room with crystal and expensive gen-encrusted flora.