Aqueduct of Segovia

Plaza del Azoguejo
Segovia, Segovia, 40001, Spain

Aqueduct of Segovia
Photo: Bernard Gagnon License: CC BY-SA 3.0
The Aqueduct of Segovia is a Roman aqueduct and one of the most significant and best-preserved ancient monuments left on the Iberian Peninsula. It is the foremost symbol of Segovia, as proven by its presence on the city's coat of arms.

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Aqueduct of Segovia

The aqueduct transports water from Fuente Fría river, situated in the nearby mountains, some 17 km (11 mi) from the city in a region known as La Acebeda. It runs another 15 km (9.3 mi) before arriving in Segovia.

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  • Ancient Structures

    The actual date of the Aqueduct of Segovia's construction has always been considered a mystery although it was thought to have been during the 1st century AD. It is still working and brings water into the city.

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