Palace of Versailles
is an exceptional witness of French art in the seventeenth and eighteenth century. The architecture incorporates
canons of classicism: the symmetry of the plan, the colonnaded facades, inspiration or ancient mythological in the choice of subjects
sculpted. Baroque touches bring some rigor to this fantasy classic.
The implementation of this monumental architectural ensemble creates a barrier between the city and the area. According to the wish of Le Nôtre,
to preserve its effects, we should not see the city from the gardens and garden guess nothing from the city.
Gardens of the Versailles Palace
developed with the evolution of the castle. At the Old Regime, the field of Versailles
configure itself as the Great Park - the vast wooded area near the castle and the town of Versailles - and the Little Park - the part
surrounded by a wall that developed as the French gardens of the castle.
A new course, elegant, refined and bucolic, just opened for inspection Versailles: the Domaine de Marie-Antoinette
loving nature and wanting to create a haven of leisure and intimacy, far from the pomp and protocol steaming the Court. One area
being restored, including a dozen places which magical some inaccessible to the public or to which the visitor had
access and can only now discovering.
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