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My favorite part of my visit to the Versailles Palace

Wars are "celebrated" in the huge murals lining both walls of this vast hall. Look close and you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Interesting large paintings

This is the second most interesting portion of the Palace (close second behind the hall of Mirrors... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a massive stretch of painting in one of the Versailles palace rooms depicting the French wars.

Thank SunnyOli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wars are "celebrated" in the huge murals lining both walls of this vast hall. Look close and you will see how much pain was inflicted with all different types of weapons from spears, rock and arrows to sophisticated armaments. The mural even include the Battle...More

Thank Noshnews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second most interesting portion of the Palace (close second behind the hall of Mirrors) the remainder of the palace has some interesting sculptures and paintings but the highlight of the Palace is the estate grounds/landscaping.

Thank Shane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing paintings!! Amazing details....We love it! All the historical moments were captured in these huge paintings! It was very useful to listen to the audio guide! All the paintings are unbelievable art of works!

Thank Cdft
Reviewed 21 June 2018

French history in a collection of paintings. I especially liked the painting of Jean d'Arc. This was the only room in the palace that was not overly crowded so you could take your time and look at the paintings and sculptures. The audio guide explains...More

Thank darlene_foster
Reviewed 17 June 2018

An interesting chronology of battles fought. Be sure to read the accompanying info about the battles.

Thank Knitpik
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Thankfully, this was one of the few places in our tour of Versailles that was not overrun with hordes of people. We had an opportunity to peacefully view approximately 30 paintings created especially for the Gallery between 1834 and 1845. Since its opening, the gallery...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We came across this gallery as we were leaving. Not to busy and had some massive paintings from one end of the room to the other. Dont forget to look up the roof is call too.

Thank helen118
Reviewed 23 May 2018

most paintings of the French battles had information on the battles, which gave an interesting insight in the history of France. But it also showes that war has been a part of mankind. Unbelievable those rulers could engage normal people to go kill each other...More

Thank traveladdictions
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The gallery of battle gives you lots of information about the history of battle of the France. The architecture itself is also impressive and lovely.

Thank jafarisoheil
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