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  • Dive into French history and experience royal grandeur at the Palace of Versailles! Explore beautiful chambers and stunning gardens, including the famous ‘Hall of Mirrors’.

  • Stroll through the Hall of Mirrors, a 73-metre-long hall with 357 mirrors adorning the 17 arches along the windows.

  • Enjoy hassle-free entrance to the famous attraction of Paris and admire a collection of over 60,000 artworks spanning 5 centuries of French history.

  • Explore the manicured gardens of Versailles adorned with fountains, sculptures, and geometric flower beds designed by André Le Nôtre.

  • Admire the artworks like Exhibition Horace Vernet, Imperial Silks for Versailles, and a collection from the Mobilier National.

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Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France

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About Palace of Versailles, Paris

The Palace of Versailles is a Baroque-style masterpiece near Paris. It was the royal residence of Louis XIV and a symbol of absolute monarchy. It is known for its beautiful ‘Hall of Mirrors’, lavish apartments, and stunning gardens that showcase France's rich history and artistic elegance. Today, visitors can explore this as a UNESCO World Heritage site’s grand halls and gardens, and experience the grandeur of French royal life.

About the Palace of Versailles Tickets:

  1. Head to the meeting spot and get ready to experience one of Paris' most famous attractions, the Palace of Versailles.
  2. Explore the palace's richly decorated rooms and halls, including the ‘Hall of Mirrors’, and the King's, and  Queen's Grand Apartments. 
  3. Walk through ‘The Royal Opera of Versailles’ which dazzles with its neoclassical design, gilded interiors, and crystal chandeliers. Hosting ballet, theatre, opera, and concerts year-round.
  4. Explore the royal palace and learn about the lives of the kings, queens, and courtiers.
  5. Look at a collection of well-preserved 18th-century French furniture in Baroque, Classicist and Empire styles like the chests of ‘André-Charles Boulle’.
  6. Admire 17th-century paintings by renowned artists like Charles Le Brun, Jean-Baptiste de Champaigne and Jean Nocret at the palace.
  7. Discover the famous tripod microscope by Claude-Siméon Passemant, known as the ‘Optical Microscope’. It's one of the six documented examples in the world.
  8. Wander through the beautiful gardens, designed by André Le Nôtre and admire the geometric flower beds, fountains, and sculpted groves.

How to Reach?

  • By Car: The Palace of Versailles is 800 metres from the city centre. It will take 3 min via the Av. de Paris route to reach the attraction.
  • By Walk: The Palace of Versailles is 850 metres from the city centre and can be reached on foot within 13 minutes.

Note:

After visiting the Palace of Versailles, you can also visit L'Orangerie.

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Why is the Palace of Versailles famous?

A lavish structure and former royal house outside of Paris is called the Palace of Versailles which is famous for its magnificent architecture and political past. The palace has a long maintained sway in the public's imagination because of its history.

What are the best places to explore at the Palace of Versailles?

  • Astonishing Hall of Mirrors (Galeries des Glaces): The Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles is by far the most well-known top sight there. It is spectacular, brilliant, and extravagantly magnificent. Pictures can't do justice to this place. Standing in Hall's spacious room and seeing light reflections, enormous amounts of gold and crystal, and continuously multiplying images in the silvery mirrors everywhere you look is a completely unique experience.
  • Apartments for the King: The King's State Apartment should always be on your itinerary for a tour of Versailles. Following in the footsteps of innumerable officials and sovereigns from all over Europe during the era when Louis XIV had visitors here, you explore the collection of seven opulent rooms.
  • The Apartments for the Queen: The Queen's Bedchamber has remarkably different aesthetics from the rest of the house. The King's rooms included intricate paneling and rich, dark colors that were popular in the 17th century. When Queen Marie-Antoinette redecorated the residence almost 100 years later. She used bright flowery designs and soft colors that practically gleamed in this room.
  • King's Chapel: The Royal Chapel that you see today is Chateau's fifth chapel to be constructed. More than 110 sculptors and other artisans contributed to the intricate sculptures, paintings, and embellishments, which took more than 20 years to finish in 1710. The famed pipe organ of the Chapel was built by master organ builder Clicquot.
  • Gardens of the Palace of Versailles: Famous landscape designer André Le Nôtre started work on a project to completely redesign the Palace's wild grounds in 1661. He designed formal gardens with walks, planting beds, hedges, specimen trees, and water features over the course of the following 30 years.

Is the Palace of Versailles open every day?

Except on Mondays, the Palace and the Trianon estate are open every day. The Trianon estate opens at noon, and the Palace opens at 9:00 am.

When is the best time to visit the Palace of Versailles?

The best months to visit Versailles and Paris are April to June and October to November. You can travel during these months because there are comparatively fewer people and the weather is still mild. November to March is considered the low season.

What are some interesting facts about the Palace of Versailles?

  • It is referred to as Château de Versailles in French.
  • There are 357 mirrors in all in the palace's Hall of Mirrors.
  • Everything that was used to build and embellish the Palace was produced in France.
  • Mirror production was controlled by Venice during the time the palace was built. The Venetian craftsmen were enticed to France as a result of this.
  • The Venetians ordered the murder of the mirror makers once their trade secrets were made public.

How much time you need to explore the Palace of Versailles?

It takes about two to three hours to completely explore the palace. If you wish to explore the gardens, you need more time.