Thousands of people have lined up in the streets of Windsor in England to get a glimpse of the so-called royal wedding between Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle amid criticism over the extravagant spending.
The ceremony will be held Saturday at Windsor Castle, the favored residence of Harry’s grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, located about 32 kilometers (20 miles) west of London.
More than 2,000 members of the public will attend the celebrations. However, many Britons are upset about the huge money involved in the ceremony, especially for maintaining security by snipers, undercover police, military technology, and security drones.
The wedding has been estimated to cost British taxpayers a staggering $45 million (32 million pounds) by wedding planning service Bridebook and American news website Business Insider.