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Aqueduto de Agua de Prata

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Hike the aqueduct!

We hiked along the aqueduct from the countryside into Evora. It's a lovely hike and unbelievable to think this is how the city got their water.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lizt117
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In excellent condition this viaduct is still in use today to supply the town's water. It begins just at the edge of the old part of the city and extends for 8.3 klms and is a good walk if you want to.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked along the aqueduct from the countryside into Evora. It's a lovely hike and unbelievable to think this is how the city got their water.

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white plains NY
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is worth seeing (from a distance) even if you don't actually go visit it. It's large and gives you a sense of the scope of these ancient urban projects. Walking around the old town where the aqueduct meets it is also interesting. And cars can drive under it as they exit the city.

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

this ancient aquaduct is huge and still intact, reminds me of the aquaduct in Segovia, you get a wonderful view from it

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New Jersey
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

While it's not the biggest aqueduct it is one that is worth seeing. It does not date back to Roman times but still interesting.

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Walking inside the old town as the aqueduct lowers to ground level is very interesting. The houses and other buildings integrated with it are fascinating. It is incredible that this was designed and built hundreds of years ago. We made it a point to go by it at least once a day and were always discovering something new.

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

these aqueducts are a true representation of ancient life. Getting pure water to cities was a feat of engineering. very impressive.

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Newport News, Virginia
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

My hubby had talked about visiting this Aqueduct when we were planning our trip to Evora. I was not enthused, but boy, was I wrong. This is am amazing structure with so much history. Very interesting and one of the best memories of our trip. A must see in Evora!

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

We took a cab to the start of the aqueduct around 8 km outside of the city then walked back. Its a wonderful trail through farmlands alongside of it. Mostly on the ground it contours through the hillsides. One short bit you have to walk along the highway but the rest of the trail makes it worth it. Get a... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were amazed by this structure! It was more then 6 miles long, and was the only means of water into the walled city of Evora

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