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Segovia Aqueduct

Listed under History in Segovia, Spain.

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Segovia is a charming walled city, seeped in the visible trappings of its century spanning history. The main draw to the city is its World Heritage Site Roman Aqueduct, but there’s no end of monuments and historical sites throughout. The city is dotted with gorgeous cathedrals and the remains of many long Roman walls.

A trip to the Alcazar Castle offers stunning views of the countryside surrounding the walled city and its incredibly restored features are fascinating for history buffs and architecture junkies alike. Just a 35 minute train ride from nearby Madrid, Segovia makes an engaging day trip but with restaurants and bars that rival Madrid’s nightlife, it’s well worth a longer visit.

Written by  Taryn McKinnon.

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“Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct”

'The Roman aqueduct of Segovia, probably built c. A.D. 50, is remarkably well preserved. This impressive construction, with its two tiers of arches, forms part of the setting of the magnificent historic city of Segovia. Other important monuments include… Read more...

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Visited in 1969. Had lunch in the area overlooking the Aqueduct. Had my picture taken in the middle of the Aqueduct (lucky the traffic was slow!). Wonderful memories.

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