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The Water Parterres

Palace of Versailles, 78000, Versailles, France
+33 1 30 83 78 89
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Palace of Versailles, 78000, Versailles, France
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"water features"
in 11 reviews
"great view of the grand canal"
in 2 reviews
"large fountain"
in 2 reviews
"le notre"
in 3 reviews
"mirror pool"
in 2 reviews
"water show"
in 3 reviews
"classical music"
in 4 reviews
"dancing fountains"
in 2 reviews
"certain times"
in 2 reviews
"visiting versailles"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 2 reviews
"palace tour"
in 2 reviews
"sun king"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 2 reviews
"two hours"
in 2 reviews
"statues"
in 10 reviews
"fireworks"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As you reach the top of the stairs, this view opens up before you. Don’t let the walk put/you off, it’s worth every step

Thank valdowling
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the gardens with a large tour group and was fortunate to be there while the water display was on. They were off when we arrived and turned on while we were there. And while it was wonderful to see, accompanied by piped in...More

Thank t3leonard
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The water fountains in the gardens of Versailles are only working on certain days so check the website before you go. They also only work at certain times so check that too to time your visits around the palace. That being said there are many...More

Thank BT3rd
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We arrived to find out it was a musical fountains day. Sadly not all of them were working and you really had to guess where the ones that were were. Shame there isnt a list online on on a noticed board as you entered the...More

Thank helen118
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

At the beginning of your visit you will be given a leaflet including the time and sequence of musical Water Parterres. Manage your visit to enjoy as much as possible.

Thank jafarisoheil
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We didn't go during the days the fountains were working but it's so stress free to go midweek and arrive early So many water features. Beautiful

Thank Jo K
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The golden coloured water parterres that are an ornate feature of the water fountains in the gardens of Versailles are well worth a photo stop, especially on a sunny day.

Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is one piece of the architecture of the garden of Versailles. Visiting the garden is great adventure!

Thank Sara L
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

If you are lucky you will be able to see it when they run the water in the fountain. But you can admire its beauty with or without the water. Some local visitors explained to us that the pipes running through the fountains are very...More

Thank 314peter
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

As part of the stunning grounds of Versaille, the Water Parterres are amazing even when not working - as they were not when we visited. Be aware that they do not put on the show during the winter months. While disappointed, they were still worth...More

Thank Mandy L
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