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A City Centre Feature, But Not Roman

If you are in the centre of Coimbra it is hard to miss this impressive aqueduct which runs for over... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Right in the centre - history abounds

The aqueduct looms over the street very close to our hotel, and was beautifully lit at night. A... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Vanessa G
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the centre of Coimbra it is hard to miss this impressive aqueduct which runs for over a kilometre. However, there is a misconception supported by a number of reviews that it is Roman. In fact it was built during the reign...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

The aqueduct looms over the street very close to our hotel, and was beautifully lit at night. A fascinating glimpse of the past.

Thank Vanessa G
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Lovely old aqueduct well preserved and sweeps in an impressive arc and well worth seeing. Not isolated but has roads and traffic carrying on as normal.

Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 10 December 2017

an older Roman aqueduct has been completed in the 16th century, and today is in a good shape one km of arches, leading you to the University in Portugal it's not a big surprise to find n aqueduct, the Romans managed to build a good...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Amazing to see the aqueducts in this area. They were very well preserved and even look usable today. Great shots of many long arches

Thank JTL07825
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Located at the entrance to the Botanical Garden it is easy to find. Another fine example of the Romans building things to last.

Thank epique
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The aqueduct was near our accommodations, so we saw it every day. It's rather large and next to the botanic garden. You can't miss it, though there are no touristic places nearby

Thank John M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Not really a separate site. But you pass by it as you are walking near the University of Coimbra. Very well preserved.

Thank John B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

It's astounding how old these systems are and how well preserved. Spend some time and you can see the aqueduct in several locations spread across Coimbra, Portugal. It's definitely worth seeing!

Thank mrportland
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A landmark very close to the university. It is well preserved and folks walk through the arches and on either side of the structure with no second notice. Newcomers like me pause and marvel at the reconstruction and it's immense size. I am amazed this...More

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