Palace of Versailles

The estate was expanded by additional land, up to 500 ha.

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In the place of the former farm, a Menagerie was built (modeled on medieval animal gardens), from the balcony of which one could admire seven courtyards with exotic animals: elephants, camels, ostriches, pelicans, and rare varieties of chickens.

Despite these changes, Versailles was considered to be a country residence unworthy of the King of France.