Wednesday, 26 May 2010

La Granja De San Ildefonso


La Granja de San lldefonso is a Baroque style palace often referred to as the “Versailles of Spain”. It was built during the 18th century as a summer retreat for King Phillip V. King Phillip was actually French, the first Bourbon king of Spain, who had been born at the original Versailles in France, spending most of his childhood days there. Phillip V only began learning Spanish when he took the throne at age seventeen, in 1700.

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