Queen Helena and her family aren't the only ones living it up in some swanky royal digs.

From the gold-clad Palace of Versailles in France and the 980-building Forbidden City in Beijing, to Neuschwanstein Castle (a.k.a "Cinderella's Castle") in Germany and the whopping 3,000-plus room Palacio Real in Madrid, there are many real-life over-the-top castles and palaces around the world that put The Royals' English estate to shame.

While we patiently wait for all the regal drama of season four of The Royals, let's take a look at some real-life lavish palaces around the world that are sure to make your jaw drop.

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