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Everywhere you look at the Palace at Versailles, or Château de Versailles, you see the unexpected. Paintings on the ceilings, modern art and outstanding architecture are only a few examples. 

Walking into the courtyard towards the gardens, you notice the walls are looking back at you. Sitting on pedestals are head and shoulder busts lined in double rows. It’s not unusual to see a bust or statue outside, but I’ve never seen them lined on the exterior walls. This is just another example of the attention to detail and extravagance that went into the making of this remarkable palace. 
  

Everywhere you look at the Palace at Versailles, or Château de Versailles, you see the unexpected. Painting on the ceilings, modern art and outstanding architecture are only a few examples. Walking into the courtyard towards the gardens, you notice the walls are looking back at you. Sitting on pedestals are head and shoulder busts lined in double rows. It's not unusual to see a bust or statue outside, but I've never seen them lined on the exterior walls. This is just another example of the attention to detail and extravagance that went into the making of this remarkable palace. Photo by Tim Stanley Photography.

 

 

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