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Palace of Versailles History Facts Britannica.
Landscape artist André Le Nôtre created symmetrical French gardens that included ornate fountains with magically still water, expressing the power of humanityand, specifically, the kingover nature. Versailles, Palace of. Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France, designated a World Heritage site in 1979.
Versailles Travel guide at Wikivoyage.
The Palace of Versailles, also known as the Château de Versailles, has been the scene for several historic events, not the least of which was the signing, on 28 June 1919 in the Hall of Mirrors, of the Peace Treaty between defeated Germany and the Allies that brought the First World War formally to an end.
Official website Palace of Versailles.
Take part in the history of the palace of Versailles by supporting a project that suits you: adopt a linden tree, contribute to the missions of the Palace or participate in the refurnishing of the royal apartments. I support Versailles.
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Louis XIV transformed his fathers hunting lodge into the monumental Château de Versailles in the mid-17th century, and it remains Frances most famous and grand palace. Situated in the leafy, bourgeois suburb of Versailles, 22km southwest of central Paris, the baroque château was the kingdoms political capital and the seat of the royal court from 1682 up until the fateful events of 1789 when revolutionaries massacred the palace guard.
Palace of Versailles Wikipedia.
14 Now more confident, 15 Louis XIII decided to expand the Versailles residence, 10 and in 1631 tasked architect Philibert Le Roy with rebuilding the Versailles lodge as a château, 5 9 and garden designers Jacques Boyceau and Jacques de Nemours with laying gardens around it.
The estate Palace of Versailles.
It was first a hunting lodge, then a seat of power, and finally, from the 19th century onwards, a museum. Composed of the Palace, the gardens, the Park, the Trianon estate and several buildings in town, today the Estate of Versailles spreads over more than 800 hectares.
Amazon.com: Versailles: A Novel 9780316737616: Davis, Kathryn: Books.
About the Author. Kathryn Davis is the author of the novels Labrador, The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf, Hell, The Walking Tour, and Versailles. She teaches at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, and lives in Vermont and New York with her husband and their daughter.
Palace and Park of Versailles UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
Since then, the transfer of buildings and land has enabled the partial restitution of the coherence of the Palace and Park of Versailles: the most important being the Grand Commun, Grande Écurie Stables and the Mortemets, the Midi Wing and the Place dArmes.
Château de Versailles Paris tourist office.
The Palace of Versailles is offering a programme of tours in French Sign Language for individual visitors in late April 2019 and early July 2019. Tickets can be booked directly on the Palace of Versailles website.: Booking online is required, click on reserve by email.

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