Monday, 1 August 2011

The Castle of Versailles

Hall of Mirrors, French gardens, fountains and marble pavilions Baroque ... All the splendors of Versailles, which dazzled the world and were the basis of the myth of the Sun King should not forget that the castle was originally the result of a thoughtful political calculation. The 'Fronde' aristocratic rebellion which occurred in childhood of the young Louis XIV, shook the future Sun King, and was decisive in his choice of installing, in 1684, the official royal residence near Paris, to regain control of the nobility.
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The town;

The Castle;

Pictures of castle;

Somes Castles:

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