Palace of Monterrey
In the first half of the 16th century, Don Alfonso of Acevedo and Zúñiga, Count of Monterrey, ordered the construction of this palace; today the residence of the Duques of Alba. The building did not follow the original blue prints since it should contain 8 towers and 4 main bodies like the existing one. It is the most popular palace of all of the civilian architecture of the Spanish Renaissance. It remained as the prototype of the residences of the Spanish renaissance.