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King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain touched down in London on Wednesday for a full two-day visit — see all the best moments
By Erin Hill•@erinhillny
Posted on July 13, 2017 at 11:50am EDT
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Later, Letizia and Felipe were reunited with Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, who visited Spain in 2011.
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Royals on the go! Letizia and Camilla wave to the crowds after leaving Letizia's hotel by car to drive to Buckingham Palace.
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After flying in from Madrid, King Felipe and Queen Letizia make their entrance at Buckingham Palace, where they're welcomed by the Queen and Prince Philip.
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Queen times two! Queen Elizabeth and Queen Letizia take a moment to chat at her arrival.
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This is Letizia's first state visit to the United Kingdom as Queen of Spain. She became Queen in 2014, after her husband's father, King Juan Carlos, abdicated the throne.
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During the Ceremonial Welcome at Horse Guards Parade, the Spanish royals shake hands with the Queen's guards.
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As is tradition with state visits, the guests of honor go for a carriage ride in London with Prince Philip and the Queen.
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The two monarchs, Queen Elizabeth and King Felipe, ride in the carriage alongside one another.
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Wearing a pale yellow fascinator and coat, the always-glamorous Letizia looked right at home among the British royals.
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It's the highlight of any state visit: The state banquet. Letizia stunned in an off-the-shoulder red gown, while the Queen wore a patterned white dress. Both, of course, rocked diamond-covered tiaras, too.
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Prince William and Princess Kate were there too, and we caught a glimpse of Kate's blush pink lace Marchesa gown (and Princess Diana's favorite tiara) in the car on their way to the palace.
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Day two started off with a visit to Westminster Abbey with Prince Harry, with Letizia in a flowal skirt and navy blouse.
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At the Abbey, there was a solemn moment where they laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior, and said prayers for both the British and Spanish governments.
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