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Really amazing though you have to pay to enter Le Jardin de Versailles which is kind of a bummer as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Nice to see

You can have a really nice view of L'Orangerie from above from the edge of the plazza located in... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really amazing though you have to pay to enter Le Jardin de Versailles which is kind of a bummer as there is no other real access to the views.

Thank JAYDenver
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

You can have a really nice view of L'Orangerie from above from the edge of the plazza located in the back of the Pallace. The place is well taken care of and looks very nice. All the trees are places in pots so they can...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The Orangerie sits to the left and below the plaza at the back of the chateau. It's free to visit but much less so by visitors (many I think may be unaware). Approach the balustrade from the plaza and the spectacular display of arranged fruit...More

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The trees are displayed throughout the warm months on the grounds of the Palace. They are not planted in the ground, but rather in large pots. When it gets cold, they are all moved inside to protect them and trotted out again in the spring....More

1  Thank Myrna F
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a large adjunct to the main gardens of Versailles. It's a bit like a huge add on. Well worth a look but make sure you don't miss it. As soon as you enter the gardens vere left. A good view from up above.

1  Thank Steve T
Reviewed 19 September 2018

What? The Grand Canal not enough for the King? No wonder heads rolled for their greed and excess. But it is certainly beautiful and peaceful. If one had to build something to fill the empty land, this was probably the best choice!

Thank David C
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

L’Orangerie was built by Loui Le Vau in 1663 & sits proudly below the Palace. Twenty years later architect Jules Hardouin Mansart made it longer & wider. Loui XIV collected orange trees from Spain , Portugal & Italy which became the largest orangery in the...More

1  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The king wanted exotic plants and he got his orangerie i.e. orange trees. It gives out a good fragrance. They are even taken indoors in winters. So much care for a garden!

Thank shern570
Reviewed 4 September 2018

this is where we started our tour. very large. very beautiful. nicley kept. took lots of photos. amazing

1  Thank N3301TEdebrab
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

L’Orangerie garden was one of the least busy areas. Had lovey garden with practically no one around. Great for photos too.

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