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Huge and impressive

We came in from the other side of town so didn't see the aquaduct until we were walking around. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the longest and highest aqueduct that I ever seen. 843 Arches; 31 meters high and 8,5 Km... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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38. 877984, -7. 173838, Elvas 7350-953, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in from the other side of town so didn't see the aquaduct until we were walking around. It is lovely sight and you get some great camera angles of it.

Thank Liketorome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the longest and highest aqueduct that I ever seen. 843 Arches; 31 meters high and 8,5 Km, still standing since XVI centery

Thank PauloM1151
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We went to Elvas to see the 17th century fortifications, but were surprised by the impressive sight of the Aqueducto Da Amoreira as we entered the town. Contrary to some previous reviews, this was not constructed by the Romans, but was begun in1498 and completed...More

Thank CazBUk
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This is majestic building from ancient Romans. The nice view on the city Elvas and around it. Excellent.

Thank elitaseglina
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Being there with family or friends at sunset it is one of the most rewarding views and moments in life. The air sense, the silence and the sky colours are really underfull.

Thank Helena B
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

I don’t mean “don’t miss this” I mean you you can’t miss it unless you arrive from the east and depart from the east. The best view without a doubt is from the old road in from Lisbon. It’s not incredible for its engineering as...More

Thank MiguelitoyCat
Reviewed 9 May 2018

This is truly beautiful and amazing. Elvas is a remarkable city and this site just makes even so much more spectacular.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Very difficult to understand how they did it. A gigantic construction to bring water from one place to another just using the hight difference.

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This aquaduct is very impressive, you should see it at night, all out up showing different angles and arches. Camper in motorhome next to it so saw it throughout the night and morning. Worth seeing. Great piece of history.

Thank sidmothian
Reviewed 25 March 2018

This aqueduct dominates the city. It is really great that there is so much parking space nearby. You can get out of the car and get a close up of a good portion of the structure for free. It has four levels and is much...More

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