Palace of Versailles
Palace of Versailles is located in the southern suburbs of Paris, masterpiece of Baroque-Rococo style. From the date of completion, is the European Court the object of envy and raced to imitate. Summer Palace in St Petersburg in Russia Vienna, Schönbrunn Palace, Potsdam’s Sanssouci Palace and Germany Bavaria hailunximu Lake House following the Palace and gardens of Versailles. Palace’s fame, is unmatched by any other palaces. In 1980 as a European Court building and the Supreme masterpiece of garden art was included in the world cultural and natural heritage list.
From zone 5 to Versailles, the easiest way is to take the RER c line. Must pay attention to is that the same platforms will have different line trains, but no destination tag on the car. Only in the car, when a locomotive on display. So we delayed for half an hour, resulting in front of Versailles to be super long line.
From Versailles Rive Gauche station, without any signage, go with the flow, up to 10 minutes saw Palace. In light rain, is still a long team. And buy tickets and enter the Palace team was different. Temporary ticket more painful. To wait much longer. Before the Raiders said the passport from team entrance. But in fact, team entrance although nothing lined up, but crowded chaos than anywhere else. I have a crowded car during peak domestic bus feeling. And when we finally get time, passes cannot be used in this entry … Fortunately, staff reasonable, still opening put us in. Entering the first map and guide, and follow the guide in the order began visiting the famous Palace. This praise of Versailles, this guide is the only one with Chinese sites.
Palace of Versailles is very, very crowded, almost everywhere are lined up along the crowd slowly move around, stopped and looked at the little chance. Telling the truth is not like here, was too noisy. Visit free tour to enjoy the fun. Looking back now think it’s strange, how so many people that day. Tuesday is not a holiday or weekend. Is full of opulent luxury, splendid frescoes, tapestries, Velvet paintings and crystal chandeliers. Looked at were pretty good, but overwhelming and sentences together, cumbersome dazzle, much rather have eye strain.
1682 14 of the French Court of Louis XIV moved from Paris to Versailles. Nobles are proud of was invited to the Palace rooms at day and night pleasures. Don’t want to rebel seizure of the atmosphere of luxury. Versailles became not only Europe’s largest and most majestic, the most luxurious palaces, France and Europe’s aristocratic Centre, Arts Centre, led the cultural fashion. Heyday, lived in the Palace of Prince Prince of princes and noble women, nobles, bishops and their attendant servants up to 36,000 people. Louis 14 and there are many classes are contemporaries of the Chinese emperor Kangxi. Two men for the young emperor, and create a generation of prosperity. During the reign of Louis XIV 14, Europe is known to be “Louis 14 centuries.”
Queen bedroom, quite a few fengguanxiapei meant. Barrier is already outside, Queen of all the nobility in the fence outside in the morning, by the Queen’s dress, ladies wash, no privacy. France Royal rules now seems quite absurd, like Prince and Princess dining scene are open to the people, it was said that every day a large number of various levels of people rushed into the House and watch them eat. Even more ridiculous is the Queen of children’s scene is open to the public. Louis 15 Queen is said to have babies, the bedroom was filled with people enjoyed watching, so that indoor air dirty, Louis and 15 had to personally push through the crowd to open the Windows for ventilation of the room.
The most famous Hall of mirrors in Versailles, it is garden 17 huge floor to ceiling Windows on one side, the other side is composed of more than more than 400 pieces of mirror the huge mirror. Louis 14 here often held a masked ball, where guests can enjoy the garden through the window from the mirror. Fine carved on the floor in the Office, the walls adorned with lilac and white marble veneer, next to Angel sculptures are bronze gold plated top decoration theme is wings of the Sun, said reverence for Louis XIV, 14. Be 24 great Bohemian crystal chandeliers on the ceiling. With large mirror as interior, is not uncommon today, then it will be an unprecedented originality. When crystal chandeliers lit thousands of candles at night, and maps in a mirror, but dazzling …
There is the famous picture: Napoleon’s Coronation, the Pope first to go to Notre Dame for the coronation of Napoleon, Napoleon Crown Queen of his own groundbreaking artist David drew more than 200 more faces in this picture can identify somebody. Similar paintings at the Louvre site. The difference between the two in only one place, you can see from the pictures found here?
Baroque and Rococo palaces around too long oppressed, the window of the small rain, and to the garden walk. Palace of Versailles is a model of the classical three-section building symmetrical outline neatly. Palace of Versailles some bugs me, but walking in the rain in a garden secluded, is quite comfortable. Due to space limitations, again writing under garden.
Wrote so much, you may also be wondering why I said the palaces of Versailles is also adding a simple attribute, for three reasons. First, the building is the home of Louis Fouquet, 14 to see Finance Minister cardiac jealous and hunting lodge rebuilt as the. At the beginning of its construction after the 21st year, Louis XIV 14 can’t wait to move in, all completed but took a century, only lived three generations of Kings. Because of the pressing time limit, most of the housing in addition to the limited space and the space of the Palace of Versailles, only use quick decorated frescos and wall covering. Is like a Chinese old saying ironically upstart “new tree small wall paint”. Even a glittering, can’t escape the “nouveau riche” shadow. Even compared with the Louvre, still the poor relation. After all it is dozens of law he carefully and slowly in a primary in more than 400 years to create.
Secondly, the huge Palace of Versailles even a toilet and toilet facilities at all. Louis hadn’t bathed in Fourteen-One life, even the Crown Prince had to solve toilet problems inside the fireplace. Curious about those Queens and ladies how to solve the very real problems … Louis XV was extremely sick and its Palace, don’t think it’s too big and warm, slick, country after his family moved to the Tuileries Palace.