Puerta de Felipe V

Puerta de Felipe V
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After the collapse of the first new bridge at 1741, it was planned the need of improving that city entrance , due to the fact of the great number of people and merchandises that had to enter the city taking that way.

The ancient Arab Gate of the Bridge was made bigger and replaced by the current gate during the reign of the first king of the Borbon dinasty at the Spanish Kingdom, Philip V, at 1742, as written at the inscripcion at one stone located next to the door.

This emblematic monument of the city consists of one doble arch of masonry, with three pinacles at its top and decorated with the coats of arms of the Anjou and of the Borbons at its exterior side.

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Puerta de Felipe V
Calle Real, Barrio de Padre Jesús, s/n, 29400
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