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“In the English garden area of the Petite Trianon”
Review of Temple of Love

Temple of Love
Ranked #9 of 79 things to do in Versailles
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Hong Kong, China
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“In the English garden area of the Petite Trianon”
Reviewed 24 January 2014

When you visit the Garden du Versailles, one of the smaller attractions you can see the Temple of Love, a neo-classical style pavilion called the Temple of Love, which is found in the English Garden area near the Petite Trianon.

This structure was made in 1778 by Richard Mique. It is a marble structure, featuring Corinthian style columns, a ceiling dome and is anchored by a cupid statue in its centre.

Apparently, this was a favourite spot of Marie Antoinette, who enjoyed have plays performed in the temple. It is worth a look if you intend to visit the Petite Trianon when spending time on the Garden du Versailles grounds.

Visited December 2013
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“Magic lies within”
Reviewed 13 January 2014

The whole park is breath taking, but the area around the Temple of Love is extremely amazing. This place has some kind of charm or magic, very special. And there is small river beside that has some chairs to relax ; i definitely recommend.

Visited February 2013
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“It is said to be Marie Antoinette's spot”
Reviewed 15 November 2013

We stumbled across this gazebo and read the name as "temple of love". I heard from the palace it was a spot where Marie Antoinette liked to visit. We also stumbled to it while walking to Marie Antoinette's house. But we didn't realize the "temple" was this simple.
But it was beautiful. =)

Visited October 2013
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“A nice walk.”
Reviewed 30 October 2013 via mobile

We actually stumbled upon this walking through the gardens. If you're a couple, make it fun and pose like the statue for a photo.

Visited July 2013
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“Well worth the walk”
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Just beautiful. A stone, Greek gazebo in a beautiful garden--and a beautiful sculpture. Did I say it was beautiful?

Visited October 2013
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