Cultural Rutes

THE AUSTRIAS ROUTE
 
This is the name of the part of Madrid built during the reign of the dynasty of the Habsburgs, from Felipe I to Carlos II, who died in 1700. In 1561 Felipe II makes Madrid the capital of the Empire. The administration moves to Madrid and then the shops, convents... arise.
 
MADRID OF THE AUSTRIAS
 
  Click to see the map click on the names.
 
To follow the route click on the numbers
   
4. SEGOVIA BRIDGE
 
   
The oldest in the city. Built between 1582 and 1584 by Juan de Herrera at the command of Felipe II.
  Made up of 9 semi-circular arches, larger in the centre and smaller at the ends. It is of Herrerian style.