Glorious history of Europe was marked by conflicts, wars, marriages and intrigue at royal courts. Who has not heard of the palace at Versailles, Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace, Buckingham Palace or Russian Kremlin walls behind which are tailored the fate of entire nations? If you have never visited this famous royal residence, it’s time to be included in your travel plans.
Palace of Versailles
France in the 17th century was the most powerful European state which is ruled by the Sun King became the cultural, economic and political center of the continent. Palace of Versailles was the picture of French achievement and a symbol of its size and strength. Row in interior parks reflected the row that Louis brought his country.
Palace was not only reserved for the nobility, was able to get everyone who had a hat and sword. The common people had access to the halls of Versailles. The royal family is so and to eat in the presence of the public. It is known that Marie Antoinette had her first child in a room full of observers. Access to the castle did not mean the possibility of contact with the courtiers. Contact with officers and courtiers was possible only respect the usual rules of court and the mediator.
Even today in this palace can feel the spirit of old times, and if you strain your imagination a bit you will hear the sound of silk dresses and ladies clanking swords French knights.
Buckingham Palace is the home of the British monarch and a wonderful tourist attractions of London. It was built in 1703. , and King George the Third at the 1761st was bought and remodeled for his wife, Queen Charlotte, to use as a comfortable home near the Palace of St. James. She became known as the Queen’s House and 14 of 15 children of George III was born right here.
Home of the British monarch became the 1837th when he came to power by Queen Victoria. The palace has 755 chambers, of which 19 rooms, 52 royal and guest-bedrooms, 188 staff rooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms.
Gardens has 40 acres, helipad, lake and tennis court. In a population of 30 species of birds and 350 species of wild flowers, of which some species are very rare. Since 1993. The State Rooms of the Palace are open for public visits during August and September, when the queen is in the building. Plan!
Schönbrunn Palace – Castle Habsburgs
Palace in Vienna, one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria and since the 1960s is also one of the main tourist attractions of the Austrian capital. It was the home of the most famous Austrian royal houses – Habsburgs.
The complex includes palaces and some fake Roman ruins and orange orchard. After the fall of the monarchy 1918th newly founded Austrian Republic became the owner Schönbrunn palace and preserve the beautiful rooms and chambers as a museum for visitors. UNESCO has included Šenbrunsku palace on the list of World Heritage Sites 1996th
The spacious gardens Schönbrunn is the labyrinth. Ticket to the garden entrance to the maze, as well as access to a number of other outdoor puzzles, including math games and a series of fountains.
The Moscow Kremlin is a historic fortified complex at the heart of the Russian capital, surrounded by the river in the south of Moscow, Red Square and the Alexander Garden east to west. It consists of four palaces, four cathedrals and the Kremlin is surrounded by a wall with Kremlin towers.
The complex now serves as the official residence of the President of Russia. Throughout history, the Kremlin’s appearance changed several times. Each era of Russian history and rulers who marked them, they left the track record of building and developing dense Kremlin buildings, some of which are Ivan Kalita, Ivan III, Catherine II and Nicholas I Romanov had the most merit for the final look of the Kremlin. Visiting the Kremlin walls take you back to the Russian past, you evoke the breadth and strength of this country and the beauty of the Russian soul.