- By TheCollector
Le Château de Versailles or Palace of Versailles is one of the most visited monuments in the world. It is often associated with King Louis XIV, “The Sun King.” He was an absolute monarch who ruled France, one of the most powerful nations of the 17th century. He transformed the modest château of his father, Louis XIII, into a sumptuous palace, symbol of his power. Discover more about this monument, and why it is visited each year by millions of tourists.