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“Starting off point for a walk round the Retiro Park.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Puerta de Alcala

Puerta de Alcala
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Retiro Park Segway Tour in Madrid
Ranked #31 of 748 things to do in Madrid
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“Starting off point for a walk round the Retiro Park.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2014

Easy to get to Puerta de Alcala by metro, then, after photographing the gate, entrance to the wonderful Retiro Park.

Visited December 2013
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“Fairly impressing gate covering Calle Alcala”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2014

This is Plaza Indepencia and a very busy corner of Madrid. Lots of cars, lots of pedestrians, lots of life.
From one corner access to Parque Retiro

Visited January 2014
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“If you're passing.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2014

Don't make a special effort to see it if it's going to use up valuable time, but if you're pottering about with little else to do it's a pretty lovely arch. It's also near the park which is definitely worth a wander in.

Visited January 2014
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“Beautiful at night!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2014

Don't forget to check this place at night! the illumination makes this gates beautiful. The only problem is to get a good picture, as it's in a main thoroughfare.

Visited January 2014
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“Lovely lights for Christmas”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014

The inside of the arches was strung with lights for Christmas. Very subtle nativity and angels. Quite a sight to see. Also, the broad avenues were hung with rows of lights, each street different. Amazingly beautiful.

Visited January 2014
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