Point of Interest
Puerta de Alcalá
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The Puerta de Alcalá is one of the five ancient royal doors that gave access to the city of Madrid
One of the most famous historic monuments in Madrid, also a hub for public transportation and the entrance to El Retiro Park. the streets surrounding are filled with bars, cafes and terraces welcoming visitors and tourists.
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…
One of the five former royal doors giving access to the city of Madrid. The door gave access to those travelers who came once to the people from France, Aragon and Catalonia. Front off retiro park.