Versailles Stables


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This soaring statue of Louis XIV guards the gates to the Château de Versailles.

2. Grandes Écuries

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The Grandes Écuries (Great Stables) house the Académie du Spectacle Équestre.

3. Académie du Spectacle Équestre

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Versailles' Grandes Écuries (Greater Stables) are the stage for the prestigious Académie du Spectacle Équestre. It presents spectacular Reprises Musicales…

4. Château de Versailles

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Amid magnificently landscaped formal gardens, this splendid and enormous palace was built in the mid-17th century during the reign of Louis XIV – the Roi…

5. Petites Écuries

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

7. Salle du Jeu de Paume

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In May 1789 Louis XVI convened the États-Généraux, made up of more than 1118 deputies representing the nobility, clergy and the Third Estate (‘common…

8. Orangerie

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On the southwestern side of the palace, the Orangerie, built under the Parterre du Midi (Southern Flowerbed), shelters tropical plants in winter.