Sep 11, 2022 - World

In photos: Queen Elizabeth's coffin arrives in Edinburgh

People carrying the queens coffin
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II arrives at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Sept. 11. Photo: Aaron Chown/WPA Pool/Getty Images

The coffin carrying the late Queen Elizabeth II arrived at Holyroodhouse Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Sunday to crowds lining the streets to pay their respects following a six-hour drive from Balmoral Castle.

Driving the news: The stop at Holyroodhouse is the first of the late monarch's eight-day journey, per CNN. The coffin will rest at the palace until Monday afternoon, per a statement from the Royal Family. The coffin will go to St. Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh next.

The hearse carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Palace of Holyroodhouse. Photo: Lisa Ferguson-WPA Pool/Getty Images
A close-up of the coffin of the late Queen Elizabeth II. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
People watching as the coffin is carried in
Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence (left) Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Britain's Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Britain's Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and Britain's Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, await the arrival of the hearse carrying the coffin of the late Queen Elizabeth II, at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Photo: AARON CHOWN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images
The hearse carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at the gates of the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Photo: Robert Perry/Getty Images
The hearse passes down the Royal Mile, Edinburgh, on the journey from Balmoral to Holyroodhouse on Sept. 11. Photo: Jane Barlow/WPA Pool/Getty Images
the coffin being carried past a crowded block
People line the street as the cortege carrying Queen Elizabeth II's coffin is driven past the Scottish Parliament Building in Edinburgh. Photo: Robert Perry/Getty Images
men in military outfits waving
Members of the royal regiment of Scotland react during the ceremony of the proclamation of King Charles III outside of the St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh on Sept. 11. Photo: OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images
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