Palácio da Luz

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Palácio da Luz (Portuguese pronunciation: [paˈlasiu dɐ ˈluʃ]) was the former head office of the government of Ceará state, Brazil. It was built at the end of the 18th century, with the help of indigenous labour, and it was acquired by the Imperial Government in 1814. Nowadays, it houses the Academia Cearense de Letras. It has a library of 15 thousand books available for research.