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A part of me was a mode of transportation in the past.
A part of me is the mode of transport in the present.
A part of me is an important place in two fictional novels.
A part of me has acted in the movie made on one of the novels (described above).
A part of me is active only in weekdays.

Join the parts and you will get two words that shall tell the place and the palace.

Hint

You shall not pass

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    $\begingroup$ Do you want me to add hint, I don't know after how long you should start giving hints $\endgroup$ – Shantanu Bopardikar Mar 18 '19 at 12:39
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    $\begingroup$ Can you add a hint ,please? $\endgroup$ – Tahel May 4 '19 at 20:01
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    $\begingroup$ Shantanu, you could add a hint now. It's been almost 3 months since you've asked the question, and it's still unanswered. $\endgroup$ – Rai Jun 13 '19 at 9:21
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    $\begingroup$ Any chance of a hint yet? $\endgroup$ – Karm Sep 11 '19 at 12:11
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    $\begingroup$ I know it's too late but I have the hint $\endgroup$ – Shantanu Bopardikar Jan 20 at 11:17
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I believe I have the answer!

A part of me was a mode of transportation in the past.

In the past an OX would have been a common way to transport your goods.

A part of me is the mode of transport in the present.

A FORD is a modern-day motorcar.

A part of me is an important place in two fictional novels.

The SHIRE is the homeland of the Hobbits in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien.

A part of me has acted in the movie made on one of the novels (described above).

Elijah WOOD played Frodo in the LotR movie series.

A part of me is active only in weekdays.

The STOCK Exchange is typically only open on weekdays and closed on weekends and federal holidays.

Put it all together and you have the place:

The town of WOODSTOCK in OXFORDSHIRE, UK.

As for the palace? It's not that big a place, so there's only one there! And it's:

Blenheim Palace, birthplace of former British PM Sir Winston Churchill!

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  • $\begingroup$ out of curiosity, was it the hint that helped you, cause it's been unanswered for a long time, before I added a hint today $\endgroup$ – Shantanu Bopardikar Jan 20 at 13:44
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    $\begingroup$ @ShantanuBopardikar The hint pinpointed the books and film for me, yes. But then the rest fell into place because I live within a relatively short radius of the answer, would you believe it! I've looked at this riddle before and never cracked it. Guess it all just fell into place today! :) $\endgroup$ – Stiv Jan 20 at 13:54

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