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Perhaps most people have a no idea of the White House but on the Kremlin. But how and where they live other world leaders?
No wonder: the most influential people in the world live in posh homes, fully corresponding to their position. And these palaces with mansions equipped on the highest level - with helipad and priceless works of art.
So, from the Imperial Palace in Tokyo to Paris Elysee Palace - present luxury residences of leaders of 12 countries.
Palácio da Alvorada (Palace of Dawn) in Brazil. There lives every president since 1956.
The house features minimal design, there are apartments of the president and his family, two guest rooms, a huge living room, and an Olympic-sized swimming pool, library, music room and several dining rooms.
Elysee Palace is the official residence of the President of the French Republic from the 1840s. President Francois Hollande lives in the palace since 2012.
The palace, which was built in 1722, is buried in gold. A sample of the wealth of the interior - hall Salle des Fêtes ( "ballroom"), where the inauguration of the president of each country. It also hosts conferences and banquets.
President's Cabinet - Salon Doré (literally - "gold room"). As you might guess, the interior abounds in gold on the walls, doors, tables and even chairs.
The Imperial Palace is located in the center of Tokyo and is surrounded by a huge park, a moat and thick stone walls. There dwells Emperor Akihito and his family.
The White House in Washington is almost the most well-known residence of the President in the world (perhaps because of the film). In the photo: President Donald Trump in the Oval Office.
In the White House there are two dining rooms - one for the family of the president, the other for special dinners with world leaders.
The Moscow Kremlin, built in the XV century - the official residence of the Russian president.
Senate Palace in the Kremlin - the official residence of Vladimir Putin.
The Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, the Governor-General of Indochina was built in 1906. To date, the palace is only used as a venue for receptions.
The building surrounds a carp pond. The palace was designed by French architect August Heinrich Villedieu.
Queen Elizabeth II, of course, not a political leader of the UK, but still a well-known figure. Buckingham Palace - the official residence of the British monarchy since 1837.
In the palace of 775 rooms: 52 bedrooms for the royal family members, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 office and 78 bathrooms.
But the British Prime Minister is living in London at 10 Downing Street - the house that George II gave Robert Walpole. Acting Prime Minister Theresa May lives there with her husband.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lives in the White Palace - the official residence in Ankara. On the construction of the palace it took 615 million dollars. In the palace of more than 1,100 rooms, which is two times more than the White House and Versailles combined.
Bellevue palace in neoclassical style in Berlin - the official residence of the President of Germany since 1994. It was built in 1785 the younger brother of the Prussian king Frederick the Great. During the reign of the last German and Prussian King Wilhelm II it housed a school, but under the Nazis - a museum.
Quirinale Palace in Rome - one of the three residences of the President of the Italian Republic. the size of the palace more than the White House 20 times. It was home to 30 Popes, 4 Italian kings and 12 presidents.
Sergio Mattarella, the president of Italy, was opened to the public palace of XVI century from 1200 rooms.
Vaduz Castle on the hill in the same city is home to the Prince of Liechtenstein Hans-Adam II. Although the castle is closed to 15 August, the national day of the principality, on numerous lawns spend the festivities and celebrations.