This gate was attached to the old city walls and marked the southern limit of the medieval town. It was the start of the old ... More
Puerta de Toledo
This gate was attached to the old city walls and marked the southern limit of the medieval town. It was the start of the old road to Toledo and is now the way out to new residential districts on the other side of the River Manzanares. The modern market with the same name nearby houses a wide variety of shops selling antiques and crafts. The gate is a semicircular arch with smaller rectangular doors on each side, Ionic columns and military coats-of-arms decorating the upper part. It was started during Jose Bonaparte's reign and finished during the rule of his succesor, Fernando VII.
This impressive 16th century gateway is undoubtedly one of the finest entrances to the ancient city. Built by Covarrubias in
1555, it more than merits the adjective "imperial". On the facade, there is a gigantic coat of arms of ...
The prices are low and the location is good, but the bedrooms are cramped and the decor is more than
a little out of date. It's a three star hotel in a modern building in Puerta de Toledo, not ...
The Ibis Madrid Fuenlabrada Hotel is located three miles from the center of Fuenlabrada, ten miles from Madrid, and approximately
17 miles from Barajas Airport. It is close to the Palacio Congreso, Recinto Feriales, and numerous tourist sites, Aranjuez, ...
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