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.
Read more ....

http://www.evene.fr/culture/lieux/musee-du-chateau-de-versailles-25.php





The town;

http://www.mairie-versailles.fr/

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Versailles




The Castle;

http://www.chateauversailles.fr/homepage

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2teau_de_Versailles

http://fr.topic-topos.com/monuments-versailles

http://www.insecula.com/musee/M0037.html


http://www.evene.fr/culture/lieux/musee-du-chateau-de-versailles-25.php



Pictures of castle;









http://chandt.blogspot.com/2011/08/pictures-of-castle-of-versailles.html


Somes Castles:
http://chandt.blogspot.com/2011/09/castles-in-links.html








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