Known as the symbol of civilization and pleasure, the Palace of Versailles, was the royal residence of kings and centre of government. Its beauty is dominated by the Baroque architecture and style, embellished by the Hall of Mirrors and its formal gardens' style.

Mark Twain said about the Palace of Versailles: “You gaze, and stare, and try to understand that it is real, that it is on the earth, that it is not the Garden of Eden . . .” 

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