Palace of Queluz
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Wonder Type: Cultural
The Palace of Queluz is a Portuguese 18th-century palace located at Queluz, a freguesia of the modern-day Sintra Municipality. One of the last great Rococo buildings to be designed in Europe, Queluz's architecture is representative of the final extravagant period of Portuguese culture that followed the discovery of Brazilian gold in 1690.
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