France has a long historical, cultural and architectural background. Due to its huge cultural heritage France and even the capital city Paris hosts a long list of popular monuments which are visited by tourists coming from worldwide destinations. From the big list of Paris monuments here are a few most popular historical monuments.
The Château de Versailles or the palace of Versailles is on UNESCO’s World Heritage List for many years. The palace can be considered as one of the great accomplishments of 18th-century French art. The Palace and its beautiful garden became the exclusive model for palaces in Europe. The place begun as a hunting lodge for the king, which later served as the home for three French kings and each one of them made a few modifications to make it more attractive. They continued living here till the French revolution. Louis XIV selected this site to build a palace. The Château got a new role in 19th Century and was converted into Museum of History of France. The rooms of the palace were used to store and add collections for Museum. It is a great example of French art and architecture to the visiting tourists.