The Versailles Garden: Part 4 of 4

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                                                   Five Facts about the Versailles Garden

1. There are 11 fountains on the property

2. The palace grounds originally served as hunting grounds for King Louis XIV

3. In 1662,  André Le Nôtre was commissioned by King Louis XIV to expand the                palace grounds

4. The garden is comprised of “embroidery parterres,” or formal flowerbed                    gardens, which is a theme attributed to French gardening

5. The garden is 1976 acres

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