The sculpture "Oval Buddha"(5 meters high), covered with golden leaves, by Japanese Takashi Murakami.**by Cathy Cotte ♥**

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The sculpture "Oval Buddha"(5 meters high), covered with golden leaves,was built by Japanese Takashi Murakami. In the parks of Versailles,* UNESCO World Heritage,* the contrast between the old time heritage enhance the modern art. Every year, during the nice season, modern sculptures can be seen. Welcome to the enchantment of Versailles built by king* Louis XIV, " Le Roi soleil"* Versailles saw court of France kings until Louis XVI. Inside the parks, there is "Le hameau de la reine", very romantic place and "Le petit et le grand Trianonwhere are welcomed presidents or kings of other countries. The works for making "modern" places were begun when Charles de Gaulle was president of France. ¨lease visit the link www. chateau de Versailles &enjoy it!

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Cathy Cotte on May 28, 2013

32237 visits & 125 Likes!Many sincere thanks to you all!

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beyer99 on March 12, 2014

wow !! very impressive !!! LIKE Best wishes a.beyer

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Photo taken in Bosquet du Dauphin, 78000 Versailles, France

Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 12, 2010
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    by Cathy Cotte
    • Camera: SONY DSC-H9
    • Taken on 2010/10/09 03:51:29
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 5.20mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash