Aqueduto das Águas Livres

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Aqueduto das Águas Livres information

Lisbon , Portugal
Address
Street Campolide
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The 109 arches of the Aqueduto das Águas Livres lope across the hills into Lisbon from Caneças, more than 18km away; they are most spectacular at Campolide, where the tallest arch is an incredible 65m high. Built between 1728 and 1835, by order of Dom João V, the aqueduct brought Lisbon its first clean drinking water.