Château de Fontainebleau

The Palace of Fontainebleau is one of the largest French Renaissance and classical and medieval style royal châteaux. The palace as it is today is the work of many French monarchs, building on an early 16th century structure. The building is arranged around a series of courtyards. The city of Fontainebleau has grown up around the remainder of the Forest of Fontainebleau, a former royal hunting park. The palace is listed as world héritage by UNESCO since 1981.

The palace possesses a rich architectural heritage as well as a magnificent collection of old furnitures and an amazing collection of paintings, sculptures and art objects dating from the 16th to the 19th century. The palace of Fontainebleau was also been the residence of François 1st then Napoleon III. The first palace of Fontainebleau is dating from the 12th century. The latest work done on the palace were made in the 19 century.

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