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The Alcala Gate
- The Alcala Gate
- Alt Name:
- Puerta de Alcala
- Early Modern (1500AD-1800AD)
- 1700AD - 1799AD
- 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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Address: Puerta de Alcala, Plaza de la Independencia, 28001 Madrid, Spain
Phone: Contact local tourist office.
The nearest Metro to the Alcala Gate is Retiro (L2)
The Alcala Gate is viewable at all times.
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