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Glorieta de San Vicente

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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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 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

Thank JuPereira
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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.

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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

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Reviewed June 13, 2015

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

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Reviewed December 8, 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
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Reviewed January 11, 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

Thank BennyMalaga
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