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Versailles- Palace of Versailles

Versailles is the greatest palace in all of Europe.  Here the Bourbon monarchs of France held court.  Greatest of all these monarchs was King Louis XIV, "The Sun King."  When he reigned, France was the most powerful country on the continent.

The most spectacular place in the palace was The Hall of Mirrors, which had numerous crystal chandeliers, and a ceiling and walls decorated with gold.  Also impressive were Louis XIV's bed, and the perfectly manicured gardens.

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