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Old February 6th, 2013, 03:27 PM   #1
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le Château de Versailles - Gardens and esplanade

During summer 2011, I was lucky enough to go to Versailles, unfortunately I was not able to visit the inside (it has had too many people there), I contented myself with the Park (in 3 hours of visit I was not even able to see half of the gardens)


et voilà !

Photos to be looked by listening to this music


the Castle :

Floor area :67,000 m2
Number of windows :2,153
Number of rooms : 2,300
Staircases : 67
Paintings in the museum’s collection : 6,123
Drawings in museum’s collection : 1,500
Engravings in museum’s collection : 15,034
Sculptures in museum’s collection : 2,102
Pieces of furniture and objets d’art : 5,210

Gardens :

Size: 800 ha.
Number of trees: 200,000
Flowers planted annually: 210,000
Number of fountains: 50
Number of jets of water: 620
Surface area of the Grand Canal: 23 ha.
Perimeter of the Grand Canal: 5.57 km
Amount of piping to feed the fountains: 35 km.
Amount of water consumed by the fountains
during the ‘‘Grandes Eaux’’: 3,600 m3


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Old February 6th, 2013, 03:42 PM   #2
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simply magnificent photos...thanks for sharing Maxou.
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Old February 9th, 2013, 02:02 AM   #3
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this is the most beautiful palace in the world and one of the largest too.
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Old February 9th, 2013, 04:24 AM   #4
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not is the most beautiful and not is the largest , but is very nice
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Old February 9th, 2013, 06:15 PM   #5
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Old February 9th, 2013, 06:19 PM   #6
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Wonderful job.
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Old February 13th, 2013, 05:59 AM   #7
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breathtaking! a museum- palace by itself.
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Old February 14th, 2013, 09:46 PM   #8
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Superb photos in spite of a bad weather. Thanks for sharing
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Old February 15th, 2013, 11:37 PM   #9
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Great pics
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Old February 15th, 2013, 11:44 PM   #10
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What an amazing photos !
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Old February 16th, 2013, 12:06 AM   #11
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Great photos.

An amazing sight - albeit somewhat bombastic and arrogant!
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Old February 16th, 2013, 12:47 PM   #12
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Great, very nice photos from Château de Versailles
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Old February 18th, 2013, 05:49 AM   #13
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Grand........iose
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Old February 18th, 2013, 08:29 AM   #14
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Superb!
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