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Royal Tennis Court

Rue du Jeu de Paume, Versailles, France
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11 Nov 2017
“The palace is just money, THIS is History”
15 Dec 2016
“Where French history was made”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rue du Jeu de Paume, Versailles, France
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

If visiting Versailles, don't miss the tennis court that hosted a turning point in French history. While hundreds queued for the palace, I went early expecting lines here and found none. I experienced this space vibrating as it does with history and was wowed. Do...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2016

Here at the Royal Tennis Court, the Tennis Court Oath was important because it was the first step of France forming an organized protest of the French government in the lead-up to the French Revolution.

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Reviewed April 11, 2016

It was so cool to see in person since it is so iconic. The entire Versailles experience was fascinating.

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Reviewed October 30, 2014

This building dates from 1686 and was used for Royal Tennis (Jeu de Paume, palm tennis from before racquets were used) by Louis 14, 15, 16 and families. More importantly it was the site of the Oath of June 20, 1789 by 578 deputies of...More

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