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Château de Versailles

West of Paris lies the city of Versailles, home to King Louis XVI’s royal palace.  Within these 67,000 square meters of royal land, you will find over 2,000 windows, 6,000 paintings, 2,000 sculptures and plenty of other luxury goods to flaunt the Sun King’s wealth.  Upon entering the proximity of the palace entrance, one is overwhelmed by the spacious cobble stone and gold rimmed exterior of the palace.  But the real deal begins on the inside.  The view beyond the gates is but a minuscule fraction of what awaits inside this enormous piece of land. The Château de Versailles is sectioned into many different rooms and hallways.  My personal favorite is the Hall of Mirrors.  This hallway is lined with glass and dangling with sparkling chandeliers that glisten in the sunlight.     Room after room of impressive statues and paintings   Instead of posting photos of the rooms that every other tourist has already snapped up, I’m going to take you through a secret tour.  M and I were lucky enough to come across …