Palace of Versailles

The design proposed by Louis Le Vau was accepted by Louis XIV in the summer of 1668.

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The architect suggested that Louis XIII's existing hunting lodge be closed down, but the king did not agree to it. It was incorporated into the palace complex and surrounded by new buildings.

Because the expansion of the palace disturbed the king's peace and privacy, another palace, Trianon de Porcelaine, was built one and a half kilometers away within three months.