Château du Champ-de-Bataille

The Château du Champ-de-Bataille, is a castle located in the department of Eure of the French region of Upper Normandy. A baroque castle, Château du Champ-de-Bataille is located between the communes of Neubourg and Sainte-Opportune-du-Bosc, and in the Campagne du Neubourg, between the river Risle to the west and the Iton river to the east.
It was built in the 17th century by the Maréchal de Créqui.

Hermitage Museum – San Petesburgo, Russia

The Hermitage Museum (in Russian Эрмитаж, ermitazh, from the French hermitage, “hermitage”, “refuge of the hermit”) of Saint Petersburg, Russia, is one of the largest art galleries and antique museums in the world. The museum’s collection occupies a complex consisting of six buildings located on the banks of the Neva River, the most important of which is the Winter Palace, the official residence of the ancient Tsars.

The Schönbrunn Palace – Austria

The Schönbrunn Palace is a World Heritage Site and is the most visited place in Austria. The palace and gardens were for centuries the property of the Habsburgs and are largely preserved in their original form based primarily on Baroque art. Visitors will find numerous attractions here, a tour of the authentically residential and ceremonial rooms of the imperial family in the palace, and the labyrinth of gardens and a Children’s Museum.

Quirinal Palace – Rome

The Quirinal Palace is located on the top of the homonymous hill that is in Rome. It is one of the three official residences of the President of the Italian Republic and is one of the symbols of the Italian State, with Tenuta di Castelporziano and Villa Rosbery in Naples. It has more than 1,200 rooms.

The Quirinale Palace covers an area of 110,500 m² and is the sixth largest building in the world in terms of area and the largest residence of a Head of State in the world. By way of comparison, the whole of the White House in the United States is 20 times smaller.

Palace of Versailles – France

The Palace of Versailles (in French: Château de Versailles ‘castle, mansion of Versailles’) is a building that served as a royal residence in past centuries. The palace is located in the municipality of Versailles, in Île-de-France. Its construction was ordered by Louis XIV, and is one of the most important monarchical architectural complexes in Europe.

Farnese Palace – Rome

The Farnese Palace of the sixteenth century, dominates the homonymous square in Rome. It is the current embassy of France.

The original project of the palace is due to Antonio de Sangallo the Younger, commissioned by Cardinal Alejandro Farnesio (future Pope Paul III), who between 1495 and 1512 bought the Ferriz palace and other buildings that are in the area. The works, begun in 1514, were interrupted by the sack of Rome in 1527 and were retaken in 1541, after access to the papacy of Cardinal Farnese with changes to the original project by Sangallo himself.

Villa Farnesio – Italy

The Villa Farnesio or Palazzo Farnesio is an important example of a Renaissance residence in Italy built for the Roman family of the Farnese in Caprarola, Lazio.

The villa was one of the many stately homes built by the Farnese in their own domains. The project for a defensive fortress was originally prepared by Antonio de Sangallo el Joven. In 1559, by the will of Cardinal Alejandro Farnesio, the project was modified, although maintaining the pentagonal plan, and the direction of the work was entrusted to Vignola. The works finished in 1575.

Royal Palace of Mysore – India

The Royal Palace of Mysore (in Kannada: ಮೈಸೂರು ಅರಮನೆ) is a palatial complex located in Mysore (India). It is the residence of the Maharaja of Mysore, the Wodeyar dynasty.

Mysore has several palaces, although the term palace of Mysore makes unquestionably reference to the royal palace; However, there have been several royal palaces in Mysore, the first of which was built in the 14th century. Subsequently, new ones have been expanded, demolished and projected. The current complex was built in 1897, completed in 1912 and extended in 1940, after the previous one burned in a fire. It is the work of the English architect Henry Irwin in an Indo-Saracenic historicist style.