Grand Canal, Versailles

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In the gardens of Versailles, Grand Canal forms part of a grandiose cross oriented to reflect the setting sun. The cross-shaped body of water creates a long perimeter of 5.5 km (3.4 mi). Louis XIV used to hold boating parties here, and now you can rent a boat to paddle yourself, or hire a guide to row for you. Make your Versailles itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • Within the gardens of the Palace is this enormous channel, where in his time were even represented naval battles. The view from the Palace towards the channel invite you to approach and take a spin. It should be.
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  • Situated in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles the cross channel bathes the garden and served to the pleasures of the King. Artificially built took years of work to complete.
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  • It takes almost 1 hour and actually walk through. Big up at the Palace. To have time for the boat ride can be recommended.
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  • The gardens of the Palace of versailles are exceptional, access is free, is a fine surface of greenery close to Paris and it's beautiful. The Grand Canal is one of the jewels of these gardens, this is a piece of water perpendicular to the Castle and in the axis of the sunset. There is a path that allows you to walk around this room of water it takes 1 h 30.
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  • Totally in scenery total it is beautiful and wonder 😍😍😍
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