You can get to the Aqueduto either by walk or by car. It is really huge and worth the visit. It is really kept in good conditions.
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What you can see in most places is the part of the aqueduct built on the ruins of the original Roman waterway. If you drive out of the city you can follow along for quite a few kilometers as it passes over the fields. The...More
At first your might think this was a Roman structure, but infact it was built in the 1530's.This aqueduct is nine kilometers long and brought water from a spring think the city center. It cannot be missed when visiting Evora as it towers above everything....More
What wasn't clear to me from other reviews was that finding remnants of the aqueduct was more interesting than seeing the part that's most prominent and tallest just outside the walled city. Use the map from the tourism office to find the remnant of it...More
As drove into Evora, we could see the aqueduct and it appeared to go on for a long time. We drove under it in a couple of places and stopped to get photos. It appears to be well maintained.
In excellent condition this viaduct is still in use today to supply the town's water. It begins just at the edge of the old part of the city and extends for 8.3 klms and is a good walk if you want to.
We hiked along the aqueduct from the countryside into Evora. It's a lovely hike and unbelievable to think this is how the city got their water.
This is worth seeing (from a distance) even if you don't actually go visit it. It's large and gives you a sense of the scope of these ancient urban projects. Walking around the old town where the aqueduct meets it is also interesting. And cars...More