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Puerta de Alcalá

Plaza de la Independencia, Madrid 28001 Spain
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    Cristiano Pivato
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    2 Jan 27, 2013

    Una delle vecchie porte di ingresso alla città, questa si trova nelle vicinanze del parco del buon riteiro

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    Alex Sai
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    4 Aug 19, 2012

    Одни из пяти ворот Мадрида, построенные на вьезде в город со стороны Каталонии и Арагона!

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    José Luis L
    4 May 27, 2013
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    Katie Pierce
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    3 Jul 04, 2012

    Its a pretty area although not as bustling as further into Madrid.

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    Mark Muyong
    5 Sep 11, 2012
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    4 Mar 27, 2013
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    4 Apr 20, 2013
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    5 Mar 18, 2013
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    5 Jan 02, 2013
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    4 Jul 04, 2012
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    5 Jun 05, 2012
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    Pouria Tavassoli
    5 Aug 31, 2013
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    Patricia
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    4 Feb 09, 2014
    Recommended for:Local Culture
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    3 Oct 31, 2013
    Recommended for:Art & Design LoversBudget TravelersFamily TravelersHistory Buffs
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    Pedro Garcia Casas
    3 Jun 24, 2012
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Description

A legendary symbol of Madrid since 1778, the Puerta de Alcalá was commissioned by King Charles III to illustrate the modern prestige of the ancient city. You will find it in the Plaza de la Independencia (Independence Square), near the modern city center. Constructed entirely of granite and featuring stunning relief sculpture, the arch has stood to witness wars, revolutions, assassinations, as ... read more
well as lighter events such as concerts and music videos. Be sure to venture across the square for a look at another Madrid landmark, the grandiose Cibeles Fountain.

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