|The throne Charles III of Spain.|
|The Coronation Chair of |
rickety and not particularly
|Throne of the pope, Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome|
|The Dragon Throne of China, Hall of Supreme |
Harmony, Beijing’s Forbidden City.
|The Takamikura Throne is housed in the Kyoto Imperial Palace.|
|The Iolani Palace throne room, Honolulu, Hawaii.|
|The Buckingham Palace throne room is a |
model of tasteful restraint.
|Hundreds of years of royal tastes in decorating all wrapped|
up in a single theatrical reminder of what once was.
|The Ivory Throne of |
Tsar Ivan IV of Russia.
|The Russian government no longer needs thrones and palaces, except for the tourist dollars and euros they generate.|
|I was there in 2014. It's every bit as impressive as it looks.|