Madrid, Gate to Gate

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Madrid has had a number of ceremonial gateway arches for centuries. Puerta de Alcalá, Puerta de Toledo, Puerta de San Vicente and Puerta de Hierro were erected on roads that led to the city. Their predecessors, Santa María, Cerrada, La Vega, Guadalajara, Segovia, Atocha and Santo Domingo, were the gates of the old city walls.

Built by Charles III in the 18th century, this monumental triumphal gate is one of Madrid's most iconic landmarks.

Monument built from granite and Stone was erected to commemorate the arrival of Fernando VII to Madrid.

Near the Principe Pio station is this monumental gate commissioned by Carlos III from Sabatini.

Built during the reign of Fernando VI, it is a gem of classic Baroque style.


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