Galerie de la Reine or Queen's Gallery, decorated in 16th century Renaissance style and restored by Felix Duban in 1861-66, on the first floor of the Francois I wing, built early 16th century in Italian Renaissance style, at the Chateau Royal de Blois, built 13th - 17th century in Blois in the Loire Valley, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. The gallery overlooks the gardens and houses an important portrait collection. It was used for walking and entertaining, with music, theatre, games and dance playing an important role. The gallery has a painted ceiling, tiled floor an hand-painted wallpaper. 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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Galerie de la Reine or Queen's Gallery, decorated in 16th century Renaissance style and restored by Felix Duban in 1861-66, on the first floor of the Francois I wing, built early 16th century in Italian Renaissance style, at the Chateau Royal de Blois, built 13th - 17th century in Blois in the Loire Valley, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. The gallery overlooks the gardens and houses an important portrait collection. It was used for walking and entertaining, with music, theatre, games and dance...
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