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The Alcala Gate

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Name:
The Alcala Gate
Continent:
EUROPE
Alt Name:
Puerta de Alcala
Country:
Spain
Period:
Early Modern (1500AD-1800AD)
Sub-Region:
-
Date:
1700AD - 1799AD
City/Town:
Madrid
Figure:
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Resorts:
Madrid,
Related:
The Cibeles Fountain, Royal Palace of Madrid,

about The Alcala Gate

The Alcala Gate (Puerta de Alcala) is an iconic eighteenth century triumphal arch in Madrid constructed under King Charles III of Spain (Carlos III).

Completed in 1778, the Alcala Gate was built in celebration of the king’s arrival in the city.

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contact details

Address: Puerta de Alcala, Plaza de la Independencia, 28001 Madrid, Spain

Phone: Contact local tourist office.

useful information

Directions:
The nearest Metro to the Alcala Gate is Retiro (L2)

Ticket Information:
The Alcala Gate is viewable at all times.

Links:
http://www.spain.info/en/conoce/monumentos/madrid/puerta_de_alcala.html

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