Monument / Landmark
22 locals recommend ·
About this place
Construida en 1559, para conmemorar la entrada en Madrid de doña Margarita de Austria. Derribada y construida de nuevo en 1778 bajo Carlos III con mayores dimensiones y ornamentos. Monumento histórico nacional desde 1976.
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One of the most known monuments in Madrid. Spectacular views of Calle Alcala from here. Retiro Park in one of the sides of the square. Cool terraces for eating or having a coffee day and night.
The gate was built by Sabatini in 1778 as part of the city decoration restorations promoted by Charles III. It is made of granite and is an excellent example of proportion, harmony, and elegance. The King commissioned the work to Sabatini in order to commemorate his arrival at the capital in 1759…