Friday, July 31, 2015

Palace of Versailles (Chateaux de Versailles)

Versailles is a suburb of Paris. Its famous because Louis XIV moved political center to Versailles.

The palace was begun by Louis XIII in 1623 as a hunting lodge and expanded by Louis XIV into a royal palace.

The famous Marie-Antoinette the wife of Louis XVI was living here too until she was sentenced to death at The French Revolution. It was film by Sofia Coppola in 2006 by title Marie-Antoinette and won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design


   


     
Hall of Mirrors

The Chapel

Full of paintings hanging in the wall

The backyard

View from Kings Apartment