Acueduct of Segovia, Segovia

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Admire original Roman architecture at Acueduct of Segovia, which is widely considered one of the most significant and best-preserved ancient monuments left in Spain. Marvel at the 166 stone arches of age-old engineering that transported water into the city for over 18 centuries. You can walk the entire 17 km (11 mi) of the aqueduct or just visit the portion that towers over the center of the city. Stop and have a coffee in Azoguejo Square, where the full splendor of this monument is visible. Add Acueduct of Segovia and other attractions to your Segovia trip itinerary using our Segovia trip planner.
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  • This aqueduct once transported water from the “Rio Frio” river, situated in mountains 17 km (11 mi) from the city in the “La Acebeda region”. It takes the water about 15 km (9.3 mi) before it is... 
    This aqueduct once transported water from the “Rio Frio” river, situated in mountains 17 km (11 mi) from the city in the “La Acebeda region”. It takes the water about 15 km (9.3 mi) before it is...  more »
  • I have seen Acueduct's before in Italy and other places but this is still a really nice one to visit if you are coming to Segovia 
    I have seen Acueduct's before in Italy and other places but this is still a really nice one to visit if you are coming to Segovia  more »
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  • Majestic monument. It is amazing that this is still working. It is the first thing that welcomes you to Segovia when you arrive. Multiple places for great photo ops. I prefer going up the stairs on the right side for an excellent top view of the aqueduct. I also used my phone in panoramic mode to capture the height of the aqueduct.
  • Definitely important to know this amazing edification done almost two millennium ago. So much to explore and understand. Feels that the water system built by the Incas should share similar technically. Goo can visit for free, would be comfortable to have more shading area to breath under the burning sun. How can water in the past not evaporate?

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