Constructed as a hunting lodge for King Louis XIII of France, the Palace of Versailles was later remodeled by his son, Louis XIV, who established it as the heart of the French court and government in 1682. The Hall of Mirrors, the King’s Apartment, the magical gardens—glittering, hallowed, and historic. This virtual tour takes you through the UNESCO Heritage site, revealing its artworks and its wonders. —E.C.
Palace of Versailles Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France Get Directions »