Marly-le-Roi in the western suburbs of Paris

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Grande-Rue © Clicsouris/cc-by-sa-2.5

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Marly-le-Roi is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is located in the western suburbs of Paris 18.4 km (11.4 mi) from the centrem, with a population of 17,000. The inhabitants are called Marlychois or less commonly Marlésiens. Marly-le-Roi is served by Marly-le-Roi station on the Transilien Paris – Saint-Lazare suburban rail line.

Marly-le-Roi was the location of the Château de Marly, the famous leisure residence of the Sun King Louis XIV which was destroyed after the French Revolution. The park of the now destroyed château has been restored with its waterways and lawns.

Domaine national de Marly, former park of Château de Marly © Moonik/cc-by-sa-3.0 Aerial view © David.Monniaux/cc-by-sa-3.0 Town hall © ℍenry Salomé/cc-by-sa-3.0 Saint-Vigor church © Chatsam/cc-by-sa-3.0 Rue Mansart © Clicsouris/cc-by-sa-3.0 Grande-Rue © Clicsouris/cc-by-sa-2.5
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Domaine national de Marly, former park of Château de Marly © Moonik/cc-by-sa-3.0
At the Château of Marly, Louis XIV escaped from the formal rigors he was constructing at Versailles. Small rooms meant fewer company, and simplified protocol; courtiers, who fought among themselves for invitations to Marly, were housed in a revolutionary design of twelve pavilions built in matching pairs flanking the central sheets of water, which were fed one from the other by prim formalized cascades.

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