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Gate of St. Vincent

This gate is located on a roundabout on the Paseo de la Florida at the junction with Cuesta San... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
Many changes until what we see today

This nice monument has a history of many chances, since it was originally done by architect... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

One of the things that makes Madrid so magical are the many arches, monuments and statues that seem to pop frequently throughout the city. While wandering around the city, we were frequently surprised by another beautiful site, often in an unexpected location. Puerto del Angel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephen T
Reviewed August 4, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed July 22, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed May 6, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JuPereira
Reviewed October 30, 2017

There is nothing wrong with visiting this arch, nor does it have anything wrong with it. However, if you are pushed for time and would like to see some arches in Madrid there are some that are better than this one like the one immediately...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

If you are walking around Príncipe Pío train station, this is a cool place to see, it is just right in front of it of the station and has an interesting appealing.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Emilio C
Reviewed September 17, 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 795gl
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Located between the Rio Madrid and the Sabatini gardens is this beautiful replica of a historical gate which used to stand at this spot. Standing on a traffic island, the gate is only ornamental and consists of three arches with the central one topped by...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed July 30, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Located between the Sabatini gardens and the River this aesthetically pleasing arch was near our hotel and we saw it every day. Part of the entire Madrid experience of public beauty.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mikek794
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