Palace of versailles

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Palace of versailles

  1. 1. The Palace of Palace of Versailles<br /><ul><li>Located in Paris
  2. 2. 17 century
  3. 3. Built by Louis the XIV
  4. 4. Sun king </li></ul>www.Parisdigest.com<br />
  5. 5. <ul><li>Louis XIII
  6. 6. 1624 Commissioned a hunting lodge
  7. 7. 1661 the gardens were added
  8. 8. Louis le Vau
  9. 9. 1668-1690</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>1685
  10. 10. 36,000 people, 6,000 horses
  11. 11. 500 meters long
  12. 12. 50 years to finish!! </li></li></ul><li>Hall of Mirrors! <br /><ul><li>17 chandlers, 26 smaller ones
  13. 13. Over 1000 candles
  14. 14. Treaty of Versailles </li></li></ul><li>The Chapel <br /><ul><li>28 years
  15. 15. Devotion to the catholic church
  16. 16. 5 Chapels! </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Royalty traveled in carriages around Versailles
  17. 17. Stables
  18. 18. 2,000 horses
  19. 19. Fireplaces
  20. 20. Gold floors </li></li></ul><li>Marie Antoinette’s Room <br /><ul><li>Private apartments
  21. 21. Largest room
  22. 22. Purpose of the room was to give birth in public </li></li></ul><li>The Infamous Gardens<br /><ul><li>Set on 19,262 acres
  23. 23. Bigger than Manhattan Island!!
  24. 24. Over 400 Statues
  25. 25. Musical fountains </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>2,143 Windows
  26. 26. 1,525 fire places
  27. 27. 67 staircases </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>18743 converted into a French museum
  28. 28. 3,000 paintings </li>

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