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Thirty-seven arches (about twenty five meters high) are still standing, made of alternating layers... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
joannasinbox
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London
!Impresionante!

A real highlight of the trip to Mérida. The aqueduct is quite a site, right in the middle of a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thirty-seven arches (about twenty five meters high) are still standing, made of alternating layers of brick and granite, approx. 21 meters high. The aqueduct was once six kilometers! long; the structure that is still standing is 1/7th of its original size. It crosses the little...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A real highlight of the trip to Mérida. The aqueduct is quite a site, right in the middle of a large lush park (unusual in some parts of Spain!). It would be great to pack a picnic and sit with a view of this wonder....and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took photo at 2 distinct areas along its length although it may have been the 2 separate aqueducts. One near the Roman Circus and again where you drive in from the Roman Reservoir. Love the Storks' nests.

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The aqueduct spans across the railway and extends all the way to the Circus. It's mostly large pillars and arches and no water flows any more.

Thank InvictaMoto
Reviewed 2 June 2018

this is not the biggest aqueduct you might have seen around Spain, but it is a nice one, especially for all the stork nests on its pillars. located a bit outside the center, but worth the stroll there.

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Very impressive remnants of Roman aqueduct. The highest I’ve ever seen. We were there in April and there were lots of cranes with nests all over the aqueduct!

Thank Natalie U
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We enjoyed our walk here and really liked seeing all the storks flying and landing on their nests at the top of the aqueduct.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

When Merida was a Roman city it needed water for its citizens and so this aqueduct was built for the purpose. The condition is not excellent but it was good enough for me to be able to visualize how it would have looked in tact....More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I went to Merida because of its status as a UNESCO World Heritage location, due in part to the existence of several Roman Aqueducts still standing. It is thought to have been constructed in the 1st century CE. The part that remains consists of 38...More

Thank joanc1992
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Very significant view of the aqueduct. I ever thought about the aqueduct was so amazing. The park is very beautiful. If you have time, you can just take a rest in the park and enjoy the view. Not too many tourists there and feel very...More

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