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The Chateau of Chantilly

The Chateau and the Grand Stables with its Living Horse Museum

The Duc d'Aumale inherited Chantilly from his great uncle, the Prince of Condé.
Having no direct heirs, he bequeathed Chantilly to the Institut de France.


October 2008
t1%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f106525737.Wz6RXS36.jpg The chateau
The chateau
t5%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f106525807.YFNlkBZa.jpg t1%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f106525823.YtAWxIhs.jpg Statue of Louis XIV
Statue of Louis XIV
t1%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f106525863.HsXQuQdD.jpg  Statue of  Constable Anne de Montmorency (1493-1567)
Statue of Constable Anne de Montmorency (1493-1567)
The Capitainerie (Le Petit Chateau) is the oldest part of Chantilly
The Capitainerie (Le Petit Chateau) is the oldest part of Chantilly
where a restaurant is open for a
where a restaurant is open for a
buffet lunch
buffet lunch
t1%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f106526095.zBn1Sdlj.jpg t1%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f106526107.mZvRAeSJ.jpg Dessert of waffles with Chantilly cream
Dessert of waffles with Chantilly cream
The recipe for Chantilly cream
The recipe for Chantilly cream
Photos from the movie Vatel about the chef who committed suicide when the fish did not arrive
Photos from the movie "Vatel" about the chef who committed suicide when the fish did not arrive
The art gallery in the main chateau
The art gallery in the main chateau
with many orientalist paintings as well as art of the French school
with many "orientalist" paintings as well as art of the French school
An unusual sculpture of Joan of Arc by F. Chapu (1873)
An unusual sculpture of Joan of Arc by F. Chapu (1873)
A glimpse at the private apartments
A glimpse at the private apartments
The monkey room (la Grande Singerie)
The monkey room (la Grande Singerie)
Most of the subjects are monkeys
Most of the subjects are monkeys
A hallway reminiscent of Versailles
A hallway reminiscent of Versailles
The main staircase
The main staircase
In the courtyard
In the courtyard
The chapel
The chapel
The grand stables and horse museum 400 meters away
The grand stables and horse museum 400 meters away
The main entrance
The main entrance
The moat
The moat
Entrance to the museum & stables
Entrance to the museum & stables
The stables
The stables
A warning!
A warning!
These horses do not bite
These horses do not bite
t1%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f106526657.6tQ2ZQsY.jpg t5%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f106526659.1lmGvASq.jpg Harnesses
Harnesses
Horse gear
Horse gear
t1%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f106526666.5h1pOs2x.jpg A Sicilian chariot
A Sicilian chariot
Sicilian harnesses
Sicilian harnesses
A horse show (dressage demonstration)
A horse show (dressage demonstration)
t5%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f106526715.9ySePPlt.jpg t1%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f106526735.E1xVTl55.jpg After the show
After the show
A white horse with black mane and tail
A white horse with black mane and tail