This is one of the most well-known monuments in Madrid. Built between 1769 and 1778 under the orders of King Carlos III, it was designed by Francisco Sabatini and erected as a triumphal arch to celebrate the arrival of the monarch at the capital. The granite gate is 19.5 metres tall and is elegant and well-proportioned. The façade features a number of decorative elements with groups of sculptures, capitals, reliefs and masks, among others.
Royal Observatory Museum in Madrid
One of the Observatory's locations is in the Villanueva Building,…
National Museum of Decorative Arts
This was one of the first museums in Spain dedicated to decoration.
National Archaeological Museum
Created by Queen Isabella II, it is located next to the National…
Espacio Miró – Fundación Mapfre
A place for studying the work of the Catalan artist Joan Miró.…