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Pegoes Aqueduct

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Address: Two kilometres outside the town of Tomar, Tomar, Portugal
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A Splendid Roman Aquaduct...

This is just outside of Tomar though it's not well signposted from Tomar direction. I'm a fan of aquaducts (no, really) - they are always a reminder of what amazing things people... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just outside of Tomar though it's not well signposted from Tomar direction. I'm a fan of aquaducts (no, really) - they are always a reminder of what amazing things people built centuries ago that had a genuine purpose and they never fail to make great photographs. One warning for people with young children or people with vertigo: there's... More 

Thank DerekandRuthAmersham
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Simply worth a visit while driving by and quickly stopping. If you don't have a car I wouldn't bother.

Thank TheCanadianNavigator
Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and impressive aqueduct. Easy to reach and just a few Km from Tomar. Was almost empty when we arrived. Amazing views and possibility to walk along the top but be careful: there's no safety barrier and it's a long fall down. :-)

Thank Hugo F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is, I am told a unique construction with a bland of Gothic and Roman architecture. The engineering is impressive, the sheer size is impressive, the design is impressive. Worth taking the time to visit it.

Thank Carmeliza R
Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

There's no touristy fuss about this awesome aqueduct. You can drive past and admire it, or you can stop on the gravel area offroad to take a closer look. There is no charge to wander up the steps. For the very brave it is possible to walk along the top if the aqueduct for what must be an outstanding view... More 

Thank Katie M
Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Follow to Leiria, then it is marked as "Aqueduto des Pegões". Fantastic scenery. Not equiped for visiting, so be careful especially with children.

Thank Strand J
New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

You can get right up onto the aqueduct and it is in a lovely quiet area that we had to ourselves on the day. Good photo opportunity

1 Thank Dreamer1NewZealand
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Worthwhile taking a short detour on the way into or out of Tomar to see (part of) this huge Aqueduct. You don't need very long, but worth checking out if you have a car.

1 Thank Mark C
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Built at a time with no JCB's, scaffolding, laser guides or GPS... imagine starting to project manage this today with its' perfectly calculated fall winding over some 7 km across the landscape, integrating flow retarding bends & filter towers! An awesome achievement!

1 Thank janandmark2016
Belleville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We went to see this with Tuk Lovers tours and really found it interesting to see. It isn't Roman but employed both Gothic and Roman arch design. You can see it entering the Convento as well as the impressive section crossing the valley. Worth the trip!

1 Thank Susan W

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