Spanish Royal Residences

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Aranjuez Aranjuez became one of the Royal Estates of the Crown of Spain in 1560, during the reign of Philip II. Until 1752, only the royalty and nobility were allowed to dwell in the town. (wiki)
El Escurial historical residence of the King of Spain .. it is one of the Spanish royal sites (built for and under the patronage of the Spanish monarchy) (wiki)
Granada Alhambra: "After the conclusion of the Christian Reconquista in 1492, the site became the Royal Court of Ferdinand and Isabella (where Christopher Columbus received royal endorsement for his expedition), and the palaces were partially altered. " (wiki)
Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro Buen Retiro Palace: "a secondary residence and place of recreation"
Seville Alcazar
Toledo Royal Alcazar of Toledo: used as Royal residence by Charles I.
Works of Antoni Gaudí Palau Guell was built on the undeveloped site of an ancient Royal residence


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