The Alcala Gate

Madrid , Community of Madrid , Spain

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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Royal Palace of Madrid

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