Queen's Gallery, 16th century, in the apartment of Francois I and Catherine de Medici, in the Chateau Royal de Blois, built 13th - 17th century in Blois in the Loire Valley, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. The terracotta floor tiles are by Felix Duban, made in the 19th century following a 15th century design. The gallery contains many portraits and painted walls and ceiling, and was used for strolling, music and dance. The chateau has 564 rooms and 75 staircases and is listed as a historic monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Queen's Gallery, 16th century, in the apartment of Francois I and Catherine de Medici, in the Chateau Royal de Blois, built 13th - 17th century in Blois in the Loire Valley, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. The terracotta floor tiles are by Felix Duban, made in the 19th century following a 15th century design. The gallery contains many portraits and painted walls and ceiling, and was used for strolling, music and dance. The chateau has 564 rooms and 75 staircases and is listed as a historic...
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