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Château de Versailles
I didn't think I could look at another portrait of King Louis XIV or view another Royal Bedroom. I was seriously thinking of skipping this tour even if I was really hyped about it coming to France, and well, after watching Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette.
It's Sunday and it's raining again, or more like a persistent drizzle. Is Paris becoming London? The weather has nothing to do with it, but I decided that I will go see Versailles, although sans the original excitement while I was in Manila and more of the "since I'm in Paris..." and it's culture (sun)day in Paris afterall.
The château is 5 minute walk away from the station, just follow the singular sign that points right and the crowd who seem to know where it is.
It's very grand and impressive even after I've already seen 4 royal châteaux (in Loire). It's no wonder it's the most popular château in France. It's said that the restoration of this palace has been faithful to the original like the interior layout almost as before even after the revolution and numerous wars. TIP: Skip all other châteaux and dedicate 1 whole day visiting the whole palace. Warning: It could mean a lot of walking.