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“A Beautiful Monument” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Glorieta de San Vicente

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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Ranked #356 of 1,406 things to do in Madrid
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“A Beautiful Monument”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 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 the City of Madrid decided to have the monument restored, but the original pieces were missing. However a replica was made by the engineer Juan de las Heras Azcona and that is what is now found in this plaza.

Visited December 2013
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