El Artificio de Juanelo, Toledo

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  • June 23, 2017
    In an Archimedes Screw-like device, ancient residents of Toledo used a series of ladles to lift water to higher levels. Each ladle was raised to another higher one, and the mechanisms automatically re...  more »
  • February 22, 2017
    The two devices which sole purpose was to pump the water from the river Tagus and carry them up to town provided the city with water in the 16th century. The devices, one disassembled ages ago and the...  more »
  • January 6, 2017
    Like loves asking tripadvizor-Yes, this event fits the economical traveler. It free) Engineering thought back in the 16 century, led to the construction of the river Tagus, to slow down the flow of the River, and due to this, allow to use water from it for the needs of city dwellers. The dam as a blade, neatly bisecting River across, but does not close access to water. Great views from the bridge on it, especially when the sun shines. On the banks of the River grow huge flowers cacti as a plantation straight!
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