The Royal Palace is located in the "new" city of Caserta just a few kilometers from the historic center. The Palace was built in 1752 by architect Luigi Vanvitelli by Charles of Bourbon. The Royal Palace is made up of the Royal Apartments, the Court Theater and the Giardini. The Museum of the Royal Palace is the result of a series of productions began in the twentieth century. Sensational is the staircase of honor that connects the lower floor with the Royal Apartments and the Palatine Chapel. The halls inhabited reflect the taste of the royal families who lived here: the architecture and decoration eighteenth and the nineteenth-century taste for the furnishings. Today the Museum of the Royal Apartments is divided into two areas dedicated to Settecentesco period Ottocentesco. The Royal Palace of Caserta is known as the Italian Versailles Palace. In fact, the gardens have been made to the French example of the dwelling. The garden has a long central basin which ends with a fountain and a waterfall. The garden features fountains, ponds, meadows and waterfalls. Interesting is the division in the garden English and Italian. The Royal Palace offers guided tours and workshops, as well as the opportunity to visit the park with bike hire on site.