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: Architecture, Local time: 10:43:38, Altitude: 991m,
Address: Plaza del Azoguejo, 1, Segovia, Spain
, Tel.: +45 98 42 93 50
, Official WWW website: www.turismodesegovia.com
Aqueduct Segovia is one of the oldest bridges in the world. It is situated in the central part of Spain
, in a historical city of Segovia
. Aqueduct Segovia was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985.
Look into the History
Aqueduct Segovia was probably constructed after the plans of a Roman scholar Vitruvius (80 – 15 BC) . The construction process happened sometime in the second half of the 1st century.
Aqueduct Segovia was a part of a path 17 kilometers long that brought water to the city from the river Fuenfria. No mortar was used in the construction (just like in other Roman buildings) , only metal clamps holding the granite blocks together. These blocks formed an aqueduct 28.5 high and 782 m long.
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Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:36:31 PM