The Hall of Mirrors, referred to as Grande Galerie or Galerie des Glaces in French, is the central gallery of the Palace of Versailles; it is widely renowned as being one of the most famous rooms in the world, located in one of the most famous buildings in the world. Inside this massive room are 17 mirrored arches that reflect the seventeen arcaded windows overlooking the gardens outside.
The Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles in French) is a château in Versailles, which is in the Île-de-France region of France. Starting with Louis XIV in the late 17th century, it became the governing center of France for more than a century, until the French Revolution. Today, it is one of France’s most popular tourist attractions.*Click on image for full-sized view.