The Royal Chapel, Versailles

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The Royal Chapel contains a royal gallery dedicated to St. Louis. It was finished in 1707 by Robert de Cotte. The intricate detailing of the chapel's ceiling contains paintings by the artists Jouvet, Coypel, and La Fosse. Van Cleve sculpted the front altar out of marble, decorated in front with gilded bronze. Use our Versailles visit planner to add The Royal Chapel and other attractions to your Versailles vacation plans.
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  • Unfortunately unable to access, the ceiling is amazing, seen from two levels, the organ is just amazing too.  more »
  • Amazing all the resources that went into creating this Chapel that was used by so few people. I would have enjoyed walking into the Chapel.  more »
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  • Royal chapel with magnificent vaulted ceilings. Evolved with the palace. Fifth chapel of the palace, important for royal events like marriages etc. Integral part if the Royal life.
  • It is off limits to normal visitors and can only be visited as part of a guided tour. Normal visitors can only view it through a small door in one of the rooms on the upper floor. As expected, the entrance gets pretty crowded but it is worthwhile to wait for your turn and take a few photos. Unfortunately only the upper floor and the ceiling of the chapel can be viewed from here.

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