5 impressive and elegant gates in Madrid

1) Puerta Real

This is what is left of Francesco Sabatini’s – the favourite architect of Charles III – original design for the Royal Botanical Gardens in 1773. Juan de Villanueva modified it to such an extent that this former main entrance gate has been shut ever since in favour of the gate that faces the Prado Museum.

puerta real Madrid

Paseo del Prado, Jardín Botanico Retiro

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