Puerta de Toledo, Madrid

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Marvel at this grand 19 m (62 ft) gate opened in 1827. Puerta de Toledo was originally ordered by Joseph Bonaparte. After the withdrawal of French troops from Spain, the construction continued, and the gate was finished under the rule of King Fernando VII. Admire the decoration that sits on top of each of the three neoclassical arches. Look for the coat of arms of Madrid and the allegory of Hispania, the national personification of Spain. A visit to Puerta de Toledo represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Madrid holiday maker tool to plot your vacation.
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  • Monument that has 3 arches representing the power of the Spanish monarchy. It's part of the city's tour itinerary.
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  • Just a great sight to see if you are close. Wouldn't say that it's worth it to go out your way to go visit it, but if you are nearby it's definently worth it.  more »
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