Versailles

Emily Schneider

This is a picture of Versaille from a waterbed. It was originally the hunting lodge of Louis XIII before becoming a palace.
This is a picture of Louis's bedroom. His bed faced the rising sun. Ceremonies of the king's mornings and evenings took place here.
This circular panoramic view of Versailles was painted at Kingston, New York., by an artist named Vanderlyn. It was originally displayed in the Rotunda built by Vanderlyn in 1818 at the northeast corner of City Hall Park in New York. Being unsuccessful, it was later toured in search of profit.
The Colonnade Grove is a series of marble arches arranged in a circle. They were designed by Mansart and constructed in 1685. There are a total pf 32 beautiful marble columns.
The Palace of Versailles is a royal château in Versailles in the Île-de-France region of France. In this picture, you can see the sheer size of the palace. It's not only an architectural masterpiece, but also a governmental one. The king maintained constant watch over his nobles by moving them here.
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