Awe-inspiring animated video presents the reconstruction and history of Versailles

From a small village in the 11th century to the magnificent royal seat of political power in the Kingdom of France circa 17th century, the site of Versailles is witness to an incredible breadth of history. And within this gargantuan plot of land, stands the Palace of Versailles that started out as a humble hunting lodge, but was later transformed into a massively monumental royal court/residence that accounts for an astronomical floor area of 67,000 sq m (721,182 sq ft) – which is equivalent of more than 12 American football…

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