|The front entrance of the main palace|
|A view from up from the palace|
|The beautiful paintings inside|
|The view from one of the gardens|
|posing with the flowers|
|The bedrooms of one of the kings and queens|
|The fountain of Apollo|
|The concave mirror|
|The grand canal|
|Row Boating among with couples on The Grand Canal|
|Enjoying the row boat ride|
We had a sandwich and a drink at their cafe Angelica which was the only eating joint there. And the Cesar salad was just too good to be true. There are ice cream stands, fresh orange juice stands around the corners for which you need cash and since we still had not converted our dollars we couldn't take that option.
The main palace entrance as you walk by has a huge fountain with Apollo riding through the water. The art is truly amazing and fineness of it's craft appreciable. Also the very controversial modern piece of art that depicts a a female vagina with blood- a flow of life (supposedly representing the queen) is still under construction was right before the stairs. The entrance also had a concave-converse mirror. It was interesting to take a picture through it. Loads of tourists were sitting on the stairs enjoying the view of the entire Palace grounds.
The interiors of the palace barely had any original pieces left because of the war and everything has been restored to till the end. We took an audio guide and walked our way through the long gallery of paintings and art.