Mérida. Los Milagros Aqueduct

This colossal work of Roman engineering of the 1st century A.D. was built to supply Mérida with water from the Proserpina Reservoir. It retains 73 pillars which support an impressive arcade to overcome the varying levels of the terrain; at the deepest part of the valley of the River Albarregas it has a height of some 25 metres. It is one of the longest and best preserved in Spain and the eighth most beautiful in the world according to the National Geographic.


Coordinates: 38.9235899,-6.3501426