Take a Virtual Tour of the Palace of Versailles


You will go to a website featuring a virtual tour of the Palace of Versailles. You must examine 5 areas of the Palace and as you examine each area take notes and pay special attention to how the Palace reflects Louis XIV’s view of himself and monarchy. You can choose any areas of the Palace but everyone must examine the Hall of Mirrors(which also played a major role in the Paris Peace talks that ended WWI). When you finish summarize in a least 2 paragraphs by answering the following question: How does the Palace of Versailles reflect the desire of Louis XIV to be an absolute ruler & to be known as the Sun King?

palace-of-versailles-photo

First we will watch the video below

Chateau de Versailles - Galerie des Glaces

There are several sites that will give you a tour

Virtual Tour of the Palace of Versailles Website

Virtual Tour of the Gardens and Outside

Google Street Map Tour (No Tourists in the Pics)

Official Versailles Website( More information and Pictures)

Use the Worksheet below to record your impressions and thoughts as you take your tour. Then write at least 2 paragraphs answering the following question: How does the Palace of Versailles reflect the desire of Louis XIV to be an absolute ruler & to be known as the Sun King?

Virtual Tour of Versailles Worksheet

Palace of Versailles Powerpoint

versailles

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s