Puerta de Alcalá (Madrid)
Reference emblematic monument of the city of Madrid is the
Puerta de Alcalá. It is located in the Plaza de la Independencia, in
the confluences of Alcalá, Serrano and Alfonso XII streets.
It was built by Francesco Sabatini in 1778, by order of King
Carlos III. Its name comes from, finding themselves on the road leading to
the town of Alcala de Henares.