Bridge of Segovia (Madrid)

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Bridge of Segovia
Native name
Spanish: Puente de Segovia
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Location Madrid, Spain
Coordinates 40°24′50″N 3°43′23″W / 40.414012°N 3.722955°W / 40.414012; -3.722955Coordinates: 40°24′50″N 3°43′23″W / 40.414012°N 3.722955°W / 40.414012; -3.722955
Built 1582-1584
Architect Juan de Herrera
Official name: Puente de Segovia
Type Non-movable
Criteria Monument
Designated 1996
Reference no. RI-51-0009278
Bridge of Segovia (Madrid) is located in Spain
Bridge of Segovia (Madrid)
Location of Bridge of Segovia in Spain

The Bridge of Segovia (Spanish: Puente de Segovia) is a bridge located in Madrid, Spain, crossing the Manzanares river. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1996.[citation needed]

Designed by Juan de Herrera under commission of King Philip II of Spain, it was built from 1582 to 1584 with a total of nine spans. It cost 200,000 ducats. The bridge is composed of bricks of granite.

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