People flock from all over the word to Versailles to just visit this gorgeous Palace that was built in 1642 by King Louis XIII, not as a palace but a hunting lodge. It was later expanded by his successor and is the palace we know today. It has 2000 acres of manicured gardens, 68 staircases, 2053 windows and 700 rooms.
Location: Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France
Known For: It is known for its grandeur, beauty and historical significance. It’s a crowning jewel among the many palaces that France has to flaunt and is a testimony to its rich historical past.
How to reach: Versailles in just 40 minutes away by train from Paris.
Approximate Cost: Entry fees are approx. 1300/- per person. Make sure you book online as the queue can be an hour long.
Operating hours: 9 am to 5:30 PM
Any precautions/ must carry items etc.: Cameras, water bottles, comfortable shoes, appropriate weather clothing.