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Pegoes Aqueduct

Two kilometres outside the town of Tomar, Tomar, Portugal
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Two kilometres outside the town of Tomar, Tomar, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an engineering marvel, that most of it, is still intact. This aqueduct brought water to the Convent of Christ. Though most of the aqueduct is inaccesible, there are ways to get on the top and walk along the top. If you do decide...More

Thank cory9416
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Following on from a visit to Convento de Cristo went on to the aqueduct which was the supply for the convent. It is worth a visit just to get an idea of his everything was planned and worked in days gone by. Sad that some...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Anywhere else this would be mobbed by tourists and people selling tut - not in Tomar! It is massive, impressive fascinating and you can just walk up to it and climb up one of the little towers where they filtered out any impurities before the...More

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Don't miss the architecture beauty that is dated late 16th century. It's easy to access from the road- We came by car. I saw a group walking with a guide along the aqueduct. You will take some beautiful pictures there.

1  Thank Sharon_zz
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were only in Tomar for 1 day so had to be organised Engaged a taxi for 10 eur to drive us out to the magnificent aquaduct, went to 3 different sights and stopped for photos. It is well worth the visit, the condition is...More

Thank leigh69_13
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Portugal shows an abundance of aqueducts in the center region, surprisingly,this one, providing the water to the convent of christ is one of the best samples of medieval structures. Well preserved and easy to follow for several km

Thank Teutoburg
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the Aqueduct on a Tuk Lovers Tour and the immensity and dedication in building the structure was impressive. More impressive than the Aqueduct in the Provence of France. Definitely take the time to visit Tomar, it's a city that should not be missed.

Thank Erica K
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting the Convent of Christ (Templar Knights Castle in Tomar), we would highly recommend taking 10 minutes to visit Pegoes Aqueduct. It is amazing.

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Located a mile or so our of Tomar, the aqueduct is awesome. It is around 4 miles long and, at it's highest point, around 98 feet It was built in the late 16th century by order of King Phillipe I of Portugal to bring water...More

Thank gmac66
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is just outside of Tomar though it's not well signposted from Tomar direction. I'm a fan of aquaducts (no, really) - they are always a reminder of what amazing things people built centuries ago that had a genuine purpose and they never fail to...More

1  Thank DerekandRuthAmersham
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I want on a Tuk Lovers tour, and they took me to all the sights.
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