The residence is composed of the royal palace and a large park with beautiful fountains and a beautiful English garden. The entire project cost the king more than ten times the amount he paid for the entire estate of Caserta. !
The Italian city of Caserta, 80,000 inhabitants of the province capital in Campania, best known for its imposing Palais Bourbon, known as “the Versailles of Italy”, the city is linked seamlessly with continuity in terms of other major urban centers of the province, especially South Marcianise, which concentrates most of the territory of Caserta and industries, with north of Santa Maria Capua Vetere, where the remains of the High Court and a Roman amphitheater. La Reggia di Caserta, and the Palazzo Reale di Caserta, is a historic mansion that once belonged to the royal family of the dynasty of the Bourbons of Naples, declared World Heritage by UNESCO.
The Royal Palace of Caserta was built by Charles III of Bourbon (later King of Spain) who, impressed by the beauty of Caserta and willing to give a performance worthy of the government headquarters in the capital, Naples, and his kingdom He wanted to build a building that could be compared to the height and outside Versailles, then, considered the ne plus ultra of the royal residences. Initially it was supposed to be built in Naples, but Carlos, aware of the high vulnerability to possible attacks in the capital (especially from the sea), I thought of building on the inside Caserta: a safer place and not far Naples.
The Royal Palace of Caserta is one of the most beautiful and splendid buildings that a sovereign has built. In fact, just crossing the entrance, you have the impression of entering a fairy-tale palace. Bourbon King Charles III commissioned architect Luigi Vanvitelli to achieve the realization among the ancient Roman city and the new Caserta Longobarda this work, in a rectangular, Caserta’s Royal Palace covers an area of 44,000 square meters and forty meters rises along a front of two hundred fifty feet, with twelve hundred rooms lit by windows 1790. Was spent to build about six million ducats.
The Royal Palace of Caserta is among the most visited monuments in Italy. In fact, one can not be surprised by the beauty and splendor of the boardroom and reception, mostly carpeted San Leucio silk, rich in precious decorations, tapestries, furniture and mirrors, that wind is ventilated through the corridors and small steps, around four large courtyards. Thanks to a prestigious result, the park of the Royal Palace of Caserta participate, along with winners of the other editions, the 2010 edition of the contest “The most beautiful park of ‘Europe’