Versailles

Today, the chateaux are historic landmarks and permanent symbols of French Renaissance splendor, many of which continue to
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When it was finished, Vaux-le-Comite was indeed a sight to behold, a lovely, Baroque chateau that became the birth place of the style known as the "jardin a la francaise." It was the perfect blending of architecture, landscaping and interior design.
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