The Hall of Mirrors in Versailles

20130620-094415.jpg

20130620-094425.jpg

20130620-094438.jpg The Hall of Mirrors is a long ballroom­ lined along one side with 17 mirrors which were super expensive at that time in history.
The mirrors were designed so the narcissistic royal men and women could admire themselves as they walked along, as well as to reflect the ceiling frescoes, which honor the early years of Louis XIV’s reign. On the other side of the room, a row of windows opened up to the beautiful gardens.

Categories: france | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.