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2. Palacio Imperial and surroundings

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Before starting with the update, it's time for...

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Vivapanda: Thanks!! you won't be disappointed with this new update. :golly:

TowerDude: Thank you!! Those traffic crossings with the yellow grid are custom textures made by me, and I try to use as much custom content as possible in my cities, as you will see

keder: thank you!!

colco2121: thanks!! :golly:

TekindusT: Gracias!!

westy177: They are custom content, and I won't release it, because they are non functional eyecandy lots, i mean they aren't TE or cosmetic pieces so traffic can't go through them.

Simul8ter8: Thanks!! European average GDPs are quite high :D

Now we ended with the replies so we start our tour:

Today, we visit the Imperial Palace of Vistalegre, that was the Emperor's residence between the XVIIIth century, when it was built and late XIXth century, when a new palace was built in the outskirts of the city because of the capital's growth. Now it's a major tourist attraction in the city.

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The Imperial Square was constructed in the early XIXth century. In its middle, a statue of José III, the Emperor who built this palace, was erected.

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An overview of the square

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Now, let's take a look to the palace gardens, right behind

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And in the other side of the gardens, the Plaza de la Unión (Union square), built to conmemorate the union of the former kingdoms, with the two obelisks.

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A closeup...

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Now back in the Imperial Square, we find the Edificio de la Cancillería Imperial, where the administrative business of the Empire was made.

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And the Imperial Square is also the place where the Vía Imperial (Imperial Way), Vistalegre's longest avenue starts.

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To end our tour, a mosaic of the whole palace and imperial square.

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P.S. Credits to Debussyman for making these outstanding BATs, the Reichstag and the Bâtiments de la Concorde (Palace and Cancillería here)

Hope you liked it!!! :golly:



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Some shots of this update have reminded me an excellent CJ we had around some time ago, called [i]Berlin[/i] by [b]kelistmac[/b]. You seem to have inherited a part of this CJ, full of beauty and realism, combined with a fantastic lotting!

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uno de los mejores complejos de gobierno que he visto.
las intersecciones en las calles se ven increíbles.
un excelente trabajo.

great job...

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Muy buen trabajo, hay que admitirlo. Una pregunta, donde conseguiste lo lots de calles y avenidas?
[i]Great work, I have to admit it. One question, where did you found the streets and avenues lots?[/i]

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Truly a magnificent job! One of the greatest palace gardens I have ever seen. I hope you keep up the great work. Once again wonderful!!

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[color=#ff00cc][b]Cool update.. love the pictures of the Plaza de la Unión.[/b][/color]

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Wow! It would be great if you could release those lotted streets, I've been looking all over for something like that!

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where did u get that building in the first shoot and are all of the cars plops? ps can i hav the link to the first building

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The bus lanes, the yelow grid in the intersections, and the cobble stone roundabouts. All looks so relistic.

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