La montaña del Príncipe Pío is the name of a hill in the western part of Madrid, Spain. Madrid (pronounced in English in Spanish and colloquially in Spain) is the Capital and largest city of Spain. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula.
It is named after the prince Pius of Savoy, who owned property there. Later, barracks (Cuartel de la Montaña) were constructed there. The Madrilene rebels who fought the Napoleonic invaders on 2 May 1808 were executed there on the morning of 3 May, as painted by Francisco de Goya. On May 2 1808 ( Dos de Mayo) the people of Madrid rebelled against the occupation of the city by French troops provoking a brutal repression Year 1808 ( MDCCCVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year Execution by firing squad is a method of Capital punishment, particularly common in times of war Events 1491 - Kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries adopting the baptismal name of João
Around the 1960s, the barracks were demolished to make room for the Parque del Oeste ("West Park"). The former location of the Barracks is now the site of the Temple of Debod, a Nubian temple given by the Egyptian government to Spain in gratitude for Spanish help in saving antiquities during the building of the Aswan Dam. The Temple of Debod is an ancient Egyptian Temple which was rebuilt in Madrid, Spain. Aswan (Assuan is a city on the first cataract of the Nile in Egypt.
It's also the name of a commuter train station there. Commuter rail, regional rail or suburban rail is a Passenger rail transport service between a city center and outer suburbs and Commuter towns Formerly known as Estación del Norte, it used to be an important interurban train terminal. It is now primarily used by RENFE commuter rail traffic. Renfe Operadora is the State-owned company which operates freight and passenger Trains on the 1668-mm " Iberian gauge " and 1435-mm " It is also a metro station, serving lines 6, 10, and the Ramal (branch line) of the Madrid Metro. A metro station is a railway station for a Rapid transit system often known by names such as "metro" "underground" and "subway" The Ramal, is a metro line part of the Madrid Metro, with only two stations and a total length of 900 m The Madrid Metro is the large metro system serving the city of Madrid. The Ramal is a point-to-point shuttle line which links Principe Pio with the station at Ópera.