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Versailles
The building of the castle
Before the big castle, there was a small
hunting castle built by Louis XIII.
His son, Louis XIV extended the
castle and moved in with his court
and the French government in
1682 .
The extension laste...
Kings followed after the other in the castle until
the French Revolution. Each of them made the
castle more attractive and...
Description of the castle
The castle of Versailles is the most beautifull castle
in France.
There are some beautifull rooms in the castle : the
mirr...
There is also a very
big and beautifull
park with many
fountains.
King Louis XIV
Louis XIV was
born in 1638 in
Saint–Germain-
en–Laye, near
Paris.
He became king
when he was 5
years old, when
his father ...
Louis XIV was also called «le Roi Soleil »
(the Sun King ).
In 1682, he moved with his court to
Versailles Castle.
Louis XIV reigned
from 1643 to 1715,
during 72 years !
He was an absolute
king (he directed
every thing alone).
Good bye!
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Versailles France

  1. 1. Versailles
  2. 2. The building of the castle
  3. 3. Before the big castle, there was a small hunting castle built by Louis XIII.
  4. 4. His son, Louis XIV extended the castle and moved in with his court and the French government in 1682 . The extension lasted 21 years .
  5. 5. Kings followed after the other in the castle until the French Revolution. Each of them made the castle more attractive and beautifull. The King's flat
  6. 6. Description of the castle
  7. 7. The castle of Versailles is the most beautifull castle in France. There are some beautifull rooms in the castle : the mirrors gallery, the big flat of King Louis XIV, the flat of the Queen,... The flat of the Queen the mirrors gallerythe mirrors gallery
  8. 8. There is also a very big and beautifull park with many fountains.
  9. 9. King Louis XIV
  10. 10. Louis XIV was born in 1638 in Saint–Germain- en–Laye, near Paris. He became king when he was 5 years old, when his father Louis XIII died .
  11. 11. Louis XIV was also called «le Roi Soleil » (the Sun King ). In 1682, he moved with his court to Versailles Castle.
  12. 12. Louis XIV reigned from 1643 to 1715, during 72 years ! He was an absolute king (he directed every thing alone).
  13. 13. Good bye!

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