“Gardens and Park of the Palace of Versailles“ (“Les Jardins et le Parc du Château de Versailles” in French) are the masterpiece of landscape architecture, designed in the 17th century by André Le Nôtre for the Sun King – King Louis XIV of France.
This beautiful gem of the UNESCO World Heritage List covers an area of 800 hectares of land.
Gardens and Park of Versailles were created in the Baroque style – the French classical style of landscape design (“Le Jardin à la Française” in French), which developed from the Italian and French Renaissance styles. The main feature of this elegant style is symmetry.
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