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16 Gothic Valencia

Regional Government

Palacio de la Generalidad. Regional Government Palace.
Its origins and function are intimately related to the birth
of the Kingdom of Valencia and the creation of its first
Parliament. The Palace was begun in 1418, with the central
house being the main part. The tower facing the Plaza
de la Virgen was erected in the 16th century, with clear
Renaissance influences. The twin tower opposite this was
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