Photos of the Palace of Versailles and the demesne

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Paris is not only known for its cathedrals, but its castles as well. Versailles est so big and its grounds so vast that it's almost absurd. Started by Louis XIII, built by Louis XIV, and continued by Louis XV, this palace has immense bedrooms, balconies, and gardens. The rooms of this palace are rather well known: the Hall of Mirrors, the salons of Venus, Mars, etc., and the suites of the King and Queen.

A fountain of Bacchus and cherubs
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The courtyard of the Palace of Versailles
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A marvelous chapel within the palace
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The Sun King really liked his horses
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View from a balcony on the north wing of the palace towards the gardens
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The War Room, and a relief of Louis XIV on horseback
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