Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Versailles is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Versailles a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Versailles.
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Porte Saint-Antoine, Boulevard de la Reine, 78000 Versailles, France
12:00 pm - 06:30 pm
The Grand Trianon is considered to be the most beautiful of all the buildings in Versaille. The pavilion here was first made of porcelain (1670), which upon deterioration was changed to marble(1708). It’s second form was a favourite residence of the French king and his secret wife, and over the years it hosted other royalty too – the Gr...
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4 Place Saint-Louis, 78000 Versailles, France
08:30 am - 07:45 pm
Also called the Saint Louis Cathedral, this Baroque Structure was at first only the parish of Saint Louis. It was badly spoiled during the French Revolution, a time when it was known as the Temple of Abundance but became a cathedral after the French Revolution. During the revolution itself, its priests never ceased their activities; in defiance of ...
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Marie-Antoinette's Estate, 78008 Versailles, France
12:00 pm - 06:30 pm
Marie Antoinette wanted a little place of her own where she could get away from court life and sometimes even from her husband Louis XIV, so he had this estate built for her around le Petit Trianon. She allowed no one there without her express permission. The house is a beautiful example of the transition from Rococo to the Neo-Classical architectu...
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2 Baillet-Reviron Street, 78000 Versailles
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
Commissioned by Louis XVI and built by Jules Hardouin-Mansart in the Neo-Classical style, the parish of this church included the palace, and so it was that all royal births, deaths and marriages were recorded here. It was converted into a Temple of Reason in 1793. Close by the church there is a 3-hectare cemetery where aristocrats, nobles, dignitar...
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54 Boulevard de la Reine, 78000 Versailles, France
02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
With all this royal history on record, there ought to be someplace at least where the story of Versailles town is told. Well, this is the place. The building was once upon a time Louis XVI’s private mansion. Its 35 rooms, themed around decorative arts, fine arts, and a history department, tell the history of this town through ceramics, old pl...