Segovia Aqueduct, Segovia

Admire original Roman architecture at Segovia Aqueduct, which is widely considered one of the most significant and best-preserved ancient monuments left in Spain. Marvel at the 166 stone arches of age-old engineering that transported water into the city for over 18 centuries. You can walk the entire 17 km (11 mi) of the aqueduct or just visit the portion that towers over the center of the city. Stop and have a coffee in Azoguejo Square, where the full splendor of this monument is visible. Add Segovia Aqueduct and other attractions to your Segovia trip itinerary using our Segovia trip planner.
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  • This bridge heard was made by human hand stacking the rock to build up the whole bridge. And no concrete was used to hold up the rock, I am thinking this bridge may not sustain if the area has earthqu...  more »
  • There is no way to describe the beauty of the aqueduct of Segovia. Visit mandatory if you are going to Segovia or nearby areas.
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  • If you come to Segovia as you will have to go see this monument in the city. The aqueduct only impresses with look at you, imagine how it was built and still standing being emblematic symbol of this city with the Alcazar.
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  • It's spectacular. The one thing it really really needs is a viewing platform built over the top of one end so you can see it all from above right down the middle of it. We climbed the steps up from the city square and the view of the Aqueduct was great.
  • Perhaps counter-intuitively, this is probably better seen in the nighttime. The lighting in/around the area is very well done. Parking was easy, straightforward, and there are lots of little alleys to explore.
  • This was a dream come true visit for me. I've always been interested in visiting aqueduct up close and personal and this was out of this world. The city of Segovia was very historic. It was a short 50 minute bus ride from Madrid highly recommend this city as a day trip.
  • It's not often that I am lost for words, but this really was amazing. Start your walk at the source end rather than the aqueduct end. That way you experience the effect of the wall, then arches getting bigger all the time.
  • A great place to see history... The aqueducts that were built by Rome. Up close and personal...places for coffee and food. Highly recommended!!

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Where to stay in Segovia

The city's Jewish neighborhood gives you access to all the major sites by foot, and it is known for its cafe culture and nightlife. Luxury accommodations are available in the San Marcos neighborhood. For residential peace and quiet, opt for the Barrionuevo neighborhood.
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