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The grand view over the ornamental formal garden (parterre) mid-section carries all the way to the Grand Canal. There are 2 other sections of the parterre with different fountains and other characteristics (like the Orange trees in the Orangerie). Our favorite was this center section,...More
The Water Parterres are located in the gardens of the Palace Versailles. The fountains were not working the day we visited however the parterre gardens are gorgeous & consist of three sections ; the North Parterre, South Parterre & the water Parterre. There are over...More
A trip to the garden at palace of Versailles will give a clear understanding of the water parterres and admire the brains behind it. If you could visit this garden when there is a musical fountain, it would be wonderful. Never miss visiting this garden...More
The water shows are lovely. Too bad that the fountains didn't seem to be operational until after 3pm on the day we were there. Only had time to see one musical show and none of the other fountains were on until we were already in...More
Louis XIV had the best engineers figure out how to get water up to the top and back down to the fountains. Because there wasn't that much water available, they made sure that when he walked through the gardens, the fountains went on as he...More
We were hugely disappointed to find so many fountains not working and the water stagnant with signs advising us to keep away from the water for health and safety reasons.
We loved the Palace and thought that the exterior would have been as well kept....More