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Blink and you'd miss it but very cool to come across. Stopped for a brief walk around and take in... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
ecallaghan
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Guildford, UK
2,000 years and still standing

The Romans built to last. The aqueduct just outside Nerja is not as large as that the Gard river in... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2016
ECraigMcKay
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Almunecar, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this bridge, more before some idiots put up guard railings....probabaly EU regs. But this was part of a trail where Roman soldiers in the Second Century traversed through this area.

Thank morphology654
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I lived with joy for years above the Puenta de la Romana, the Roman Bridged, to which I often daily walked to start my day. This was built so Roman soldiers could trek from one fortress or encampment to another. If you stand on the...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Blink and you'd miss it but very cool to come across. Stopped for a brief walk around and take in the atmosphere.

Thank ecallaghan
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The area has plenty of amazing trails with much better views than the short one with the old small bridge. But if you live nearby, why not go for a short walk here.

Thank FinnishFlower
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The Romans built to last. The aqueduct just outside Nerja is not as large as that the Gard river in France, but it was equally important as a means of supplying water to the inhabitants. If anything, this structure is more 'refine' and certainly very...More

Thank ECraigMcKay
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The Roman Bridge visit was during a day walk in this beautiful area around Canillas de Albieda. Returning October/November later this year (2016).

Thank racoles
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The bridge itself is nothing wonderful. I've seen better ones many times. But the setting is lovely and the walk from Finca el Cerrillo (across the hill from where we live) to Competa is fantastic. Every time I do this walk, I see something different:...More

1  Thank Christine D
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The literal low point of this fun short (4 mile) walk. Ancient Roman bridge with hand rail supported cobbled paths down to and up from.

Thank Sm0ky
Reviewed 11 April 2016

on our holiday we stayed in a villa near by an walked down and up the path to the village , nice lovely views , gives you an idea of how in old times people moved around the mountains and hills

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Don't do this walk expecting a world heritage site at the end of it. Do this walk to travel through history in the footsteps of goat herds, Romans, Moors and rural Spaniards. Start below the burial ground in Canillas. You will see the old zig...More

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