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. Plan to visit The Aqueduct during your Morelia vacation using our convenient Morelia trip itinerary planner.
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  • Morelia has a very Spanish feel to it and this Roman-style aqueduct reminded me a bit of Segovia in Spain altho not of that scale. This one was built in the 1700's and has 253 arches and is about...  more »
  • We had friends who drove us along the street beside the aqueducts. Very interesting but wish I'd read up on them before seeing them rather than after!  more »
  • This aqueduct was built to bring water into the city. At night parts of it are lit and its presence is felt in many places. There are gardens to walk around a church to visit, shops and small cafes....  more »
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  • Historical location ... Interesting
  • A most interesting construction best not left off one's list of sites to visit in the city.
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  • Beautiful city landmark
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