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Palace and Park of Versailles

Palace and Park of Versailles
Palace and Park of Versailles
Country: France
Lat/Lon: 48.48.18, 2.7.9.998
Category: Cultural Sites
Criteria: (i)(ii)(vi)
Date of Inscription: 1979
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/83

The Palace of Versailles was the principal residence of the French kings from the time of Louis XIV to Louis XVI. Embellished by several generations of architects, sculptors, decorators and landscape architects, it provided Europe with a model of the ideal royal residence for over a century.

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Capital: Paris
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Language: French
Time Zone: UTC+1

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