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Discover the Palace of Versailles and the Versailles Revival exhibition

Discover the Palace of Versailles and the Versailles Revival exhibition

Easily accessible from the Hotel Passy Eiffel thanks to the RER C suburban commuter rail system that takes visitors there directly, the Place of Versailles, a jewel of French architectural and historical heritage, invites you on a fascinating journey through three centuries of history. Discover the current Versailles Revival exhibition, which looks back at an eventful period of history between 1867 and 1937.

 

The Palace of Versailles; a magical setting to discover

 

This former residence of the kings of France remains an architectural masterpiece.
Step into the Grand Apartments of the King and Queen, stroll through opulent salons that each seem more beautiful than the last and enter, astonished, into the spectacular Hall of Mirrors.
Also visit the History Gallery, which tells of the life of the palace through the centuries. Don’t leave without taking a walk through the majestic park and its French gardens. Each year these are the setting for the Festival of Versailles and the Musical Fountains Shows, events that echo the magnificence of this stunning palace.

 

Versailles Revival; a little-known piece of history

 

This fascinating exhibition is featured until March 15th. It takes the visitor back in time to the museum established by Louis Philippe in 1837 and moves forward to the Belle Epoque and that period’s tremendous groundswell of interest in and nostalgia for the Versailles of the Ancien Régime. A vast restoration project was launched at that time to restore those past splendours and this in turn aroused passionate enthusiasm in many writers, artists and fashion designers, who found themselves inspired by the wonders of the Palace of Versailles. The exhibition entitled Versailles Revival features almost 350 artworks, along with documents and photographs, that chart this significant time.

Book your stay now at the Hotel Passy Eiffel, ideally located for access to the RER C, and set off to explore the Palace of Versailles!

 

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