Mãe d’Água

sights / Architecture

Mãe d’Água information

Location
Lisbon , Portugal
Address
Praça das Amoreiras
Telephone
+351 218 100 215
Prices
admission €2
Opening hours
10am-5.30pm Tue-Sat
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The king laid the aqueduct’s final stone at Mãe d’Água, the city’s massive 5500-cu-metre main reservoir. Completed in 1834, the reservoir’s cool, echoing chamber is a fine place to admire 19th-century technology. Climb the stairs for a fine view of the aqueduct and the surrounding neighbourhood.