Palace of Versailles app

Palace of Versailles app

The official Palace of Versailles app.

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The exhibition journal Versailles. Revival

"I am intoxicated with Versailles, it is a form of disease, a love, a criminal passion." Alexandre Benois

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Fashion and Versailles

“To be queen meant no more to Marie Antoinette . . . than to be admired as the smartest, the most coquettish, the best dressed, the most spoiled and...

The salon de l'Abondance

The Salon de l’Abondance, the smallest of the salons in the Grand Apartments, served as an antechamber to Louis XIV’s Cabinet of Rarities. Its trompe...

Apollo served by the nymphs

The sculptures of Apollo’s Baths are to Versailles what the Mona Lisa is to the Louvre: absolute masterpieces, constituent of the site’s identity.

Walks in the gardens and grounds of Versailles

From grand parterres to groves, not to mention the Orangery and basins, the Trianon Estate or the Queen's Hamlet, the renowned gardener Alain...

The Mercury salon

The Mercury Salon in the King’s Grand Apartment in the Chateau of Versailles was Louis XIV’s ceremonial chamber.

Versailles the château, the gardens, the Trianons

Out of the determination of King Louis XIV to build a residence that would stand as a symbol of his glory and his absolute power there emerged a...

Latona fountain

Its garden, its golden lead peasants and animals, its water effects and its gorgeous marble sculpture at the top make Latona Fountain a gem at the...

Versailles and the American Revolution

lt was at Versailles that American independence was decided ... lt was at Versailles that Louis XVI declared to the representatives of the Second...

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