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Palais Royal
The Palais Royal is a palace and garden located near the Louvre. The garden is very nice to visit with beautiful statues of art. It's a quiet place in the heart of Paris.

Palais Royal garden


The Buren colones in the Palais Royal garden


Hidden eyes statues in the Palais Royal garden (1)


Hidden eyes statues in the Palais Royal garden (2)


Hidden eyes statues in the Palais Royal garden (3)


Metal bowls statue in th Palais Royal garden (1)


Metal bowls statue in th Palais Royal garden (2)


You can see me in the reflection on the bowls.

Colonade in the Palais Royal garden (1)


Colonade in the Palais Royal garden (2)


Colonade in the Palais Royal garden (3)


Palais Royal garden


Palais Royal garden


Palais Royal garden


More about Palais Royal
The Palais Royal is a palace and garden located near the Ier arrondissement of Paris. Opposite the north wing of the Louvre, its famous forecourt (cour d'honneur) screened with columns (since 1986 containing Daniel Buren's site-specific artpiece) faces the Place du Palais-Royal, which was much enlarged by Baron Haussmann after the Rue de Rivoli was built for Napoleon.

Never for long a royal palace, despite the misleading name, it was the home of Richelieu, begun in 1624 (its architect, Jacques Lemercier) and known as Palais Cardinal. Richelieu bequeathed it to the French Crown. After Louis XIII died, it housed the Queen-Mother Anne of Austria, and Cardinal Mazarin and the young Louis XIV. Later the Palais-Royal became the Paris seat of the dukes of Orleans, the cadet branch of the ruling House of Bourbon, beginning with Louis XIV's brother, Philippe.

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