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The Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso is an 18th-century palace in the small town of San Ildefonso in the hills near Segovia, 80 km north of Madrid, central Spain, formerly the summer residence of the Kings of Spain since the reign of Philip V. The palace is in a restrained baroque style surrounded by extensive gardens in the French manner and sculptural fountains. It is now open to the public as a museum.

New Waterfall Fountain

New Waterfall is located in front of the palace, is the first view from the room of the king. It consists of a large marble staircase by the water falling from the top.

In the last stack is the Fountain of Amphitrite which appears mounted on a shell chariot pulled by dolphins that expel a large vertical jet surrounded by elves and deities.

At the top is the Fountain of the Three Graces in the center of a circular basin several newts head holding a circular plate and this are the Three Graces Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne holding another smaller plate where a child is embraced a dolphin that expels water by mouth.

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