Cultural Rutes

THE BORBONES ROUTE
 
The Borbon dynasty began with the arrival in Madrid of Felipe V in 1701. During the reign of Carlos III some of the most representative monuments of the city were built: The Puerta de Alcalá, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Cibeles...
 
MADRID OF THE BORBONES
 
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1. PUERTA DE ALCALÁ
 
   
Arch of Independence
One of the landmarks of the city.
  Ordered by Carlos III and built in Neo-classical style by Sabatini between 1769 y 1778. It commemorates the entrance of Carlos III in Madrid. On one level with five openings. Both sides are different.