Cisternas Romanas de Monturque, Monturque

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The largest preserved water cistern in the country, Cisternas Romanas de Monturque remains an important example of Roman engineering. The site includes twelve chambers in three parallel aisles--each composed of four chambers with circular top openings, designed to improve water conservation and ventilation. Advance reservations required. Please visit website for more information. To visit Cisternas Romanas de Monturque on your trip to Monturque, use our Monturque trip itinerary maker site.
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  • You need to book a guided tour to fully appreciate this fantastic piece of Roman and Spanish history. Unfortunately for us, the guide was not available for the day but a colleague from the town hall.....  more »
  • Did you know this is the 4th biggest roman cistern in the world? We didn’t but do now!! Thank you Lourdes for our fantastic visit around your fantastic monument, three of us visited the cisterns and.....  more »
  • Practically unknown to the average tourist and right in the center of Andalucía, you find the unique and fourth largest Roman cisterns in the world, below one of the most beautiful cemeteries in...  more »
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  • Being the largest easily accessible Roman cisterns these are not so well known and famous among foreign tourists. As I've been told by the cutest guide in whole Andalusia, we were only second non-spanish speaking visitors (it is probably sad, but I don't know if cisterns would benefit from higher number of visitors).
  • It is a majestic visit, with an extraordinary conservation and very well explained by the guide. I invite you to visit them.
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  • Very good treatment, the Guide a 10 , a beautiful village, 100x 100 recommended for all audiences.
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  • Interesting place well explained in the guided tour, which is nonetheless expensive to be a municipal service.
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  • Very interesting. And Lourdes is a fantastic guide.
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