Two important buildings were linked to the
, Mansart’s masterpiece, that can be seen at the bottom left, and by the other end, the
close to the water basins.
Rue des Réservoirs
runs alongside the North Wing. These reservoirs were used to upply the fountains of the gardens.
The Ministers’ Courtyard
, also called the Forecourt, is lined by two wings, that themselves linked four buildings lived in by the ministers under the Monarchy.
One the pavilions of the Ministers, North Wing.
, on the side of the
in the foreground. In the centre of the wing, notice the building which is nowadays the “
The South Wing, on the side of the gardens.