Royal residences in Versailles

Versailles

8.8/10

Versailles is 'n stad wat ongeveer 19km suidwes van Parys, Frankryk, geleë is. Dit is veral bekend om die kasteel van Versailles wat deur Lodewyk XIII gebou en deur sy seun Lodewyk XIV uitgebrei is.

Naas die wêreldberoemde kasteel, is daar ook ander besienswaardighede waaronder:

  • Die katedraal, gebou tussen 1743 en 1754
  • Die Église Notre-Dame, gebou tussen 1684 en 1686

Belangrike geskiedkundige wêreldgebeure het hier plaasgevind, waaronder:

  • Die Vrede van Versailles (1783)
  • Die proklamasie van die Duitse Keiserryk (1871) en
  • Die Verdrag van Versailles (1919) na afloop van die Eerste Wêreldoorlog

Onderwys

  • Universiteit van Versailles
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GowithOh
19 April 2013
This palace is worth $2 billion in today's money! And you can go visit it during a stay in Paris. It's only 17km away!
Tim Bailey
9 October 2011
Find the automated ticket machines--MUCH faster than waiting in line!
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6 Rue Pierre de Nolhac, 78000 Versailles, Frankryk

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Tue-Sun 9:00 AM–6:30 PM
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