The Grand Canal leads directly from the port to the royal residence, Ensenada Palace. Along the way, the canal is flanked by the palatial estates of the admiralty and local business magnates, not to mention many grand, though narrow homes. The narrowness of these estates and mansions being due to the onerous tax placed on canal frontage.
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- The particular plan of the city is an obvious reference to Venice, a city within Italy.