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The Aqueduct, Morelia
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Admire The Aqueduct, a feat of engineering and a popular local landmark. Constructed in 1785 under the instruction of Bishop Fray Antonio de San Miguel, the structure brought drinking water to the city during a terrible drought that lasted two years. The indigenous people of the region built the aqueduct, which measures 1,810 m (5,938 ft) and includes 253 arches. Today, the attractive structure marks out a nice route through town, while its distinct coloration and notable age has an interesting visual impact on the modern town growing up around it. Use our Morelia itinerary builder to arrange your visit to The Aqueduct and other attractions in Morelia.
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  • The Aqueduct is impressive but its also just an integral part of the city. Go to the end (start?) of the Aqueduct at the Jardin Villalongín. The Jardin is a nice small hang out, wonderful by itself wi...  more »
  • We where only passing by, but stopped to take good look at this Aqueduct. It is in extremly condition. Well worth visiting. 
  • One of the longest I've seen. If you follow it, you get to see some cool plazas, a park where I saw a camp of homeless people living and an art museum.