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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. Use our Madrid vacation trip planner to arrange your visit to Puerta de Toledo and other attractions in Madrid.
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  • Gate of Toledo was one of the gates to the city of Madrid. It is a historical place and tourists of the city an obligatory visit.
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  • Stunning, beautiful. To stop a ratin to admire. Is that there are both in Madrid to see and do that is difficult to stop is much in an only point! Advise though is passing by it.
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  • This is an of them three doors that gave access to Madrid and that now is as a remember of it monumuntalidad cin that is welcome the victory of the Spanish against the occupation French. You should visit it.
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