Aqueduto de Pegões

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Tomar , Portugal
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This impressive aqueduct, striding towards the monastery from the northwest, was built between 1593 and 1613 to supply water to thirsty monks. Its 180 arches, some of which are double-decker, are thought to have been designed by Italian Filippo Terzi. It’s best seen just off the Leiria road, 2.3km from town.