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We found this room depicting numerous battles, to be one of our favorite rooms when touring the... read more

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A fantastically impressive gallery which features some wonderful paintings featuring and to some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve T
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this room depicting numerous battles, to be one of our favorite rooms when touring the palace of Versailles.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastically impressive gallery which features some wonderful paintings featuring and to some degree memorialising battles and wars of yesteryear. The quality of the paintings and the rich flavour of history that's evoked from everyone is profoundly enjoyable.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is hard to believe that the Gallery of Battles is made up of only 33 paintings. Yes...they ARE REALLY THAT BIG! My guess is they are about 18 feet tall and they line the whole room. It is truly impressive, and quite a sight...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I was happy to walk through this gallery. Being a Napoleon fan I enjoyed the battle scenes with him. The painters have depicted several glorious battle scenes.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is both great artwork and great history. The paintings are all very I retesting a highly detailed. They show the battles in ways not otherwise possible, even with today’s film and photography. Some of the information boards were missing and we needed to look...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Hundreds of huge battle related painting all in magnificant condition, displayed in a beautiful long gallery. Many marble busts of important French military men through the years too. Great for history buffs.

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 1 August 2018

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 23 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 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!

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