We can finally peek inside the home of the world's second richest man

Carlos Slim Townhouse 80 millionSotheby’s International RealtyWe can finally gawk at the home of the world’s second richest man.

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s 20,000-square-foot mansion became one of the most expensive public listings in New York when it hit the market this spring.

At that time, the landmarked, Beaux-Arts masterpiece was listed with facade photos only. Now, interior photos of the home owned by the world’s second richest man have finally surfaced.

Listing agency Sotheby’s International Real Estate has recently uploaded pictures of the house, giving us a better look at what a 25-room, $US80 million townhouse looks like.

The house was originally built in 1901 and is officially named the Benjamin N. and Sarah Duke House.

Keep scrolling for a tour of the townhouse that’s neighbours with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Slim's Fifth Avenue palace holds court on the Upper East's Side's 'Gold Coast.'

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It sits at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street, directly across the street from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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The corner location ensures that plenty of sun hits its historic, limestone and brick facade.

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The newly posted photos reveal a predictably spacious, French Renaissance-style pad.

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The wood paneling in this room was hand-carved, according to the listing.

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Windows drench the house in sunlight while providing a view of the tree-lined streets.

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The 20,000-square-foot house has 25 rooms and 11 fireplaces.

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An iron staircase stretches up five floors.

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Early 20th century workmanship is on display throughout the immaculately preserved house.

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Terrace views of the Met are part of the magic.

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