Palace of Versailles

Versailles, Île-de-France Region, France

The Palace of Versailles
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The Palace of Versailles was the center of political power in France from 1682 to 1789. Versailles is therefore famous not only as a building, but as a symbol of the system of absolute monarchy in France at the time.

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    In French, it is known as the Château de Versailles and was home of the monarchy from 1682 to 1789. The court of Versailles was the center of political power in France until the French Revolution.

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