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Temple of Love

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Address: Inside the Parc, Versailles, France

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A place to remember

After spending hours walking around Versailles we decided to walk around Marie Antoinettes beautiful gardens. The Temple of Love is perfectly situated and the whole area just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

After spending hours walking around Versailles we decided to walk around Marie Antoinettes beautiful gardens. The Temple of Love is perfectly situated and the whole area just oozes history. It was the perfect spot to propose to my girlfriend and luckily she said yes......I highly recommend the Versailles experience (although the queues can be a little off putting)

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

It's worth a short look on your way between the Hamlet and the Petit Trianon. Small and certainly not worth a special trip

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nyk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Its beautiful , luckily the weather was good when we visited, it can be freezing outside. The birds are beautiful as well.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The temple is a nice stop to sit down on your way around the Trianons and the Hamlet, but is not even the best gazebo at Versailles. Stop to see it if your going past it, but don't go out of your way.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This ornamental neo-classical Roman temple contains a statue of Cupid creating a bow from Hercules's club. In contrast to the grand but stuffily symmetrical gardens of the palace which Marie Antoinette was said to dislike, the English Gardens that the temple stands in appear manicured in a more natural style. The temple's position was designed to be seen from the... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is a lovely little structure that was probably built as a token of love for a birthday or something is just is so in keeping with how big everything is here

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USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely but kind of sad spot in the English Garden at Versailles. It took many years for Marie and Louis to forge their relationship together. This structure is a reminder of a very young woman's wish for love and romance amid all the fabulous beauty of Versailles.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It was a beautiful building on a small island accessed by a charming wooden bridge. Learned that the marble sculpting was all first rate and considered to be the tops! The original cupid drawing his bow in the temple is now in the louvre, but the replacement is a fine one done by an 18th century sculptor of note.

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

When you buy the ticket that includes Marie Antoinette's palace and trianon gardens, there will be a set of places to visit; grand trianon, petit trianon, la ferme, .. and temple of love. Temple of love is a peaceful quiet place to relax at, with nice architecture, gardens, flowers, canals. Enjoy it.

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Portland, Oregon
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This classical temple with a central sculpture has beautiful views of the Grand Trianon and park area. It was a good place to rest after walking and being around many other people.

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