: the battles gallery was build by Louis
: Philippe when he transformed the palace in a
: museum on the spot of the most prestigious
: princely apartments. The Congress Chamber
: was later added in the 19th century and is
: occasionally used.
: Much of the palace has been altered over the
: centuries. In the last 120 years the main
: block has slowly been restored to showcase
: the state apartments and the grand and small
: apartments of the king and queen on the main
: floor. Below on the ground floor the large
: ground floor gallery underneath the Mirror
: Hall has been restored as have the
: apartments of the Dauphin, Dauphine, Madame
: Adelaide and her sister.
: On the higher floors the apartments of
: Madame de Pompadour and Madame du Barry have
: been restored as well.
: Both wings have lost their apartments for
: other uses.
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: I saw part of President Macron's speech to
: two chambers of parliament at the Palace of
: Versailles, but could not identify the very
: impressive chamber in which they met. Does
: someone know which room it is and what its
: function was in the time of the monarchy?
: The Congress Chamber did not exist during
: any of France's monarchies:
: The south wing of the palace is where the
: apartments of the princes of the blood used
: to be located, which I believe are mostly
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