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Madrid Sights

Puerta de Alcalá

  • C. de Alcalá s/n Map It
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Updated 06/18/2014

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This triumphal arch was built by Carlos III in 1778 to mark the site of one of the ancient city gates. You can still see the bomb damage inflicted on it during the civil war.

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C. de Alcalá s/n, Madrid, 28001, Spain

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Updated 06/18/2014


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