Palacio de los Guzmanes

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Palacio de los Guzmanes.

The Palacio de los Guzmanes is a Renaissance building in the city of León; it is the seat of Provincial Government of León.

The architect Rodrigo Gil de Hontañón built the palace in the 16th century, commissioned by the aristocratic family of Guzman, one of the city’s powerful and influential families. It is three-storey high with square towers at the four corners and is arranged around a two-storey courtyard. The façade has a round arches gallery on the top floor.

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Coordinates: 42°35′53.82″N 5°34′13.8″W / 42.5982833°N 5.570500°W / 42.5982833; -5.570500