Prince Charles visits royal baby at hospital
Carole and Michael Middleton, the parents of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, smile as they arrive at St. Mary's Hospital exclusive Lindo Wing in London, Tuesday, July 23, 2013, where the Duchess gave birth on Monday July 22. The Royal couple are expected to head to London's Kensington Palace from the hospital with their newly born son, the third in line to the British throne. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles has paid a visit to his newborn grandson for the first time.
A man reads a newspaper carrying front page news of the birth of a baby boy of Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, outside Buckingham Palace in London, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
Crowds of onlookers gathered outside the St. Mary Hospital cheered as Charles and his wife, Camilla, arrived Tuesday at central London's St. Mary's Hospital.
Tourists ride a camel past a sand sculpture created by sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Cambridge, the son of Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, at a beach in Puri, India, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (AP Photo)
The baby was born there Monday to Prince Charles' son, William, and William's wife, Kate. The child is third in line to the British throne.
Earlier Tuesday, Kate's parents — Michael and Carole Middleton — also paid a visit to their new grandchild.
Carole Middleton beamed and said the baby was "absolutely beautiful."