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El Acueducto

Avenida Acueducto y Pablo Casals, Guadalajara, Mexico
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An old Acueduct in the middle of the swish Providencia neighborhood.

This runs along the street Pablo Casals in Providencia, over near the ICB medical school. It is... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2015
MercyinMexico
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Guadalajara, Mexico
A piece of history

Surprise - a real piece of history dating to about 1900, right in the middle of a residential... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2014
DonMiguelLasVegas
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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This aqueduct, which after being constructed in 1900 served as the primary water supply to the city, now is only a historic reminder of the past.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
14 Oct 2015
“An old Acueduct in the middle of the swish Providencia neighborhood.”
8 Aug 2014
“A piece of history”
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Avenida Acueducto y Pablo Casals, Guadalajara, Mexico
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

This runs along the street Pablo Casals in Providencia, over near the ICB medical school. It is used a lot for Photo ops with brides, etc. It really was an acueduct. there are old pictures of that acueduct on line - just sitting there all...More

Thank MercyinMexico
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Surprise - a real piece of history dating to about 1900, right in the middle of a residential neighborhood. It may not be impressive to touristas looking for tours and plaques and brochures. But as a resident of the surrounding neighborhood of Colonia Providencia, I...More

2  Thank DonMiguelLasVegas
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Is is a straight, bridge type structure, but the was really nothing impressive about it. There were no tours, no plaques explaining the history of the structure... Half of it was behind a construction zone, hopefully they're renovating it... No bathrooms, no stairs/elevators... Here's the...More

1  Thank DeeN645
Reviewed 28 September 2012

This area of the city is where the wealthiest people in the entire metro area live. Although it is easy to get to by public transit, a cab cost a few dollars from the Minerva area where many travellers are finding a true value area...More

1  Thank James D
Reviewed 19 January 2012

Love to look at the structure and think about the labor and ability to put this together and make it work for hundreds of years.

1  Thank Royce W
Reviewed 24 December 2011

While the aqueduct is certainly a beautiful bit of stone work, there's not much else to say. It was built in the early part of the 20th Century to carry water from the water plant in Colomos park to the town of Guadalajara. It's located...More

3  Thank LostInSpace
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