"La puerta de AlcaláBuilt by..." Madrid Favorite Tip by catarata

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Favorite thing: <p><font color=#454994><b><i>La puerta de Alcalá</b></i></p>
<p>Built by Francisco Sabatini in 1769, and ordered by Carlos III who wanted Madrid to have a monument recalling the Arch of Triunph. It´s one of the most carismatic and elegant monuments in Madrid. This door, was the ancient entrance to the city from the 'Camino de Aragón' (Path to Aragon).</p>

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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