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Visit aqueduct Merida

The area is I fenced, and anyone in the area can walk by and visit. The structure was 3 levels and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
sulong56
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Caceres, Spain
A must see when in Merida

Quit an amazing structure. Not in the same league as some of the aquaducts in spain but impressive... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
ericon991
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ontario
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Avenida de La Via de La Plata S/N, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The area is I fenced, and anyone in the area can walk by and visit. The structure was 3 levels and is in a park, not far from the centre of old Merida. Worth a visit.

Thank sulong56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The aqueduct is an amazing structure and the engineering behind it is even more impressive. It is situated in a beautiful park. The stinky river adjacent is a draw back!! The walk from the centre of the old town is about 20 minutes and easy.

Thank Wynand P
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Quit an amazing structure. Not in the same league as some of the aquaducts in spain but impressive non the less. The surrounding parkland shows it off to good advantage. Great photographic topic.

Thank ericon991
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The sight itself is not that much different if you've been to Segovia, but the site makes it well worth a visit. You can relax on the grass while admiring it and watching the several storks that nest on its top!

Thank vickyioan
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Ok might be a bit controversial to say it's the best thing in Merida. However, I've seen lots of amphitheatre, theatre, temples and arches around the Roman empire, not seen that many aqueducts standing this high with so much remaining. It was very clear how...More

Thank themajoroak
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Thirty-seven arches (about twenty five meters high) are still standing, made of alternating layers of brick and granite, approx. 21 meters high. The aqueduct was once six kilometers! long; the structure that is still standing is 1/7th of its original size. It crosses the little...More

Thank joannasinbox
Reviewed 4 July 2018

A real highlight of the trip to Mérida. The aqueduct is quite a site, right in the middle of a large lush park (unusual in some parts of Spain!). It would be great to pack a picnic and sit with a view of this wonder....and...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We took photo at 2 distinct areas along its length although it may have been the 2 separate aqueducts. One near the Roman Circus and again where you drive in from the Roman Reservoir. Love the Storks' nests.

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 3 June 2018

The aqueduct spans across the railway and extends all the way to the Circus. It's mostly large pillars and arches and no water flows any more.

Thank InvictaMoto
Reviewed 1 June 2018

this is not the biggest aqueduct you might have seen around Spain, but it is a nice one, especially for all the stork nests on its pillars. located a bit outside the center, but worth the stroll there.

Thank r0landbrunner
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