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The best sights of Madrid

Madrid is a fascinating city and there are many things to see. Here is a list of some of Madrid's most popular sights.

Puerta de Toledo

Puerta de Toledo (Gate of Toledo in English) is a gate located in Madrid, Spain. It was designed by the architect Antonio Aguado in the period between the years 1813 and 1827, and was restored by the City of Madrid in 1995.

The Gate of Toledo used to be the city gate; it was erected as a triumphal arch in honour of King Ferdinand VII in commemoration of the Spanish independence after the French occupation.

This is the most recently built of all the monumental gates in Madrid, declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1996 (category of the Spanish heritage register).

To get to Puerta de Toledo you can take the Metro on line 5, getting off at Puerta de Toledo station.

Puerta de Toledo