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How Much Was Prince William and Kate Middleton's Wedding?

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Truly Spared No Expense For Their Fairytale Wedding

LONDON - APRIL 29:  Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge depart Westminster Abbey after there marriage on April 29, 2011 in London, England. The marriage of the second in line to the British throne was led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and was attended by 1900 guests, including foreign Royal family members and heads of state. Thousands of well-wishers from around the world have also flocked to London to witness the spectacle and pageantry of the Royal Wedding.. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge went all out when they tied the knot at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. While the royal couple found a few ways to make their special day all their own, that doesn't mean it was any less extravagant. Even though they were able to get their wedding venue free of charge (perks of being a royal), they spared no expense for everything else. In fact, the total for their big day ended up being a whopping $34 million — no wonder it was so picture-perfect! Of course, most of that went towards the high-level security for the event. We certainly can't wait to see how Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's upcoming wedding stacks up. See the breakdown of Kate and Will's nuptials below.

The Flowers

The flowers arrangements for the ceremony and reception cost a hefty $800,000. Thankfully, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles helped out by footing the bill.

The Rings

Kate's sapphire engagement ring, which once belonged to Princess Diana, was originally purchased for $60,000, while her Welsh gold wedding band is estimated to be worth $11,000.

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The Wedding Cakes

Prince Charles gifted the bride and groom with a chocolate biscuit cake and fruitcake that cost $80,000.

Kate's Dress

Kate wasted no expense for her iconic wedding dress. The custom Alexander McQueen gown totalled at $434,000.

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