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Entre el Paseo de la Florida y el Paseo de la Virgen del Puerto,cerca del Puente del Rey a orillas del Manzanares, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

This arch is right in the middle of the roundabout, near Principe Pio shopping mall. The gate is simple in design, not spectacular. It is ok to take a photo if you are here, but not worth to make an intentional trip to see this...More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This gate is located on a roundabout on the Paseo de la Florida at the junction with Cuesta San Vicente and Paseo de la Virgen del Puerto. It is of recent construction, built in 1994/95. The original Gate, Puerta de San Vicente, was built in...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This nice monument has a history of many chances, since it was originally done by architect Francesco Sabatini in 1775. From this date until 1892 it was located in the same area as today in the Glorieta de San Vicente, Madrid. However, the original monument...More

Thank JuPereira
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

As we finished up the gardens we walked this way and saw this monument. The research states this is a newer version of a previous monument.

Thank G L
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Gloriete is a late twentieth century replica of the original eighteenth century gate which used to stand at this spot. The original gate was torn down to improve the traffic in the late nineteenth century and replaced with the current replica a century later....More

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 13 June 2015

it's just a gate, much less visually attractive than the Alcala Gate. See that instead. The surrounding buildings are dull too.

Thank phpmoli
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Puerta de San Vicente is situated on Glorieta de San Vincente and is close to Rio Manzanares and Principe Pio station. The monument was built in 1775 but was later dismantled to make way for traffic. It has been totally rebuilt to the 1775 design...More

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 12 January 2014

The Glorieta de San Vicente contains a monument called Puerta de San Vicente. Carlos III ordered Francesco Sabatini to design a new gateway to the city and the architect finished it in 1775. However the monument was dismantled in 1890 to improve traffic. In 1990...More

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