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We can finally peek inside the home of the world's second-richest man

Take a look inside Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s 20,000-square-foot mansion,

MEXICAN BILLIONAIRE CARLOS Slim’s 20,000-square-foot mansion became one of the most expensive public listings in New York City when it hit the market this spring.

At that time, the landmarked, Beaux-Arts masterpiece was listed with facade photos only.

Now, interior photos of the home owned by the world’s second-richest man have finally surfaced.

Listing agency Sotheby’s International Real Estate has recently uploaded pictures of the house, giving us a better look at what a 25-room, $80 million (€70.95m) townhouse looks like.

The house was originally built in 1901 and is officially named the Benjamin N. and Sarah Duke House.

Keep scrolling for a tour of the townhouse that’s neighbors with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Slim’s Fifth Avenue palace holds court on the Upper East’s Side’s Gold Coast.

slims-fifth-avenue-palace-holds-court-on-the-upper-easts-sides-gold-coast Source: Sotheby's International Realty

It sits at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street, directly across the street from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

it-sits-at-the-corner-of-fifth-avenue-and-82nd-street-directly-across-the-street-from-the-metropolitan-museum-of-art Source: Sotheby's International Realty

The corner location ensures that plenty of sun hits its historic, limestone and brick facade.

the-corner-location-ensures-that-plenty-of-sun-hits-its-historic-limestone-and-brick-facade Source: Sotheby's International Realty

The newly posted photos reveal a predictably spacious, French Renaissance-style pad.

the-newly-posted-photos-reveal-a-predictably-spacious-french-renaissance-style-pad Source: Sotheby's International Realty

The wood paneling in this room was hand-carved, according to the listing.

the-wood-paneling-in-this-room-was-hand-carved-according-to-the-listing Source: Sotheby's International Realty

Windows drench the house in sunlight while providing a view of the tree-lined streets.

windows-drench-the-house-in-sunlight-while-providing-a-view-of-the-tree-lined-streets Source: Sotheby's International Realty

The 20,000-square-foot house has 25 rooms and 11 fireplaces.

the-20000-square-foot-house-has-25-rooms-and-11-fireplaces Source: Sotheby's International Realty

An iron staircase stretches up five floors.

an-iron-staircase-stretches-up-five-floors Source: Sotheby's International Realty

Early 20th-century workmanship is on display throughout the immaculately preserved house.

early-20th-century-workmanship-is-on-display-throughout-the-immaculately-preserved-house Source: Sotheby's International Realty

Terrace views of the Met are part of the magic.

terrace-views-of-the-met-are-part-of-the-magic Source: Sotheby's International Realty

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