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Louis XIV Greets Guests

The monument of Louis XIV greets guests prior to the entrance of the Palace and Gardens. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This statue stands in the Place d’Armes, installed in 1836. It consists of two independent bronze... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The monument of Louis XIV greets guests prior to the entrance of the Palace and Gardens. It is probably one of the most photographed statues in Versailles.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful statue of the famous king. It is in the middle of an area with lots of historical and artistic things to see, so it may not be the most visible piece.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

This statue stands in the Place d’Armes, installed in 1836. It consists of two independent bronze sculptures, the horse from 1829, and the rider in 1836. It sits atop a marble base and inscribed “Louis XIV 1639 – 1715, Roi de France et de Navarre...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

The bronze equestrian statue of the king is located at the entrance to the palace of Versailles. The king is depicted riding a horse and pointing to something with his right hand. The statue is placed on a rectangular stone pedestal. It is a great...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The statue of King Louis greets you as you make your way into the grand palace & an even more majestic garden Don't really need to spend a lot of time/pictures on this.. there's far more gorgeous views waiting for you inside

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

You can stop here before or after your visit to the Palace of Versailles. I suggest you visit before your Palace tour or else it will be greatly underwhelming. It’s a decent monument but pales in comparison to the majestic treat that awaits you on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

You've got to give it to Louis... he loved pictures in statues of himself. This one is on the way into the Palace. You can't miss it!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jofunkyfacepainter
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