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Architecture in Versailles

Grand Trianon

In the middle of the park, approximately 1.5km northwest of the main building within the Domaine de Marie-Antoinette are Versailles' two smaller palaces, each of which is surrounded by neatly tended flowerbeds. The …
Architecture in Versailles

Petit Trianon

Within the Domaine de Marie-Antoinette and much smaller than the Grand Trianon, the ochre-coloured Petit Trianon, built in the 1760s, was redecorated in 1867 by Empress Eugénie, the consort of Napoleon III, who adde…
Architecture in Versailles

Hameau de la Reine

Part of the Domaine de Marie-Antoinette, this mock village of thatched cottages, a pond and photogenic mill was constructed from 1775 to 1784 for the amusement of Marie Antoinette, who liked to play milkmaid here.
Architecture in Versailles

Petites Écuries

Versailles' School of Architecture and restoration workshops fill the Petites Écuries (Little Stables).