First, to clarify the point, this is Not a Roman aqueduct, although the Gothic style employed by King Phillip is reminiscent. For a castle to be able to function and resist siege, it must have a dependable water supply. These Templar descendants were master builders and…
This is a very well preserved aquaduct which stretches for many kilometres. It is well worth the detour from Tomar to visit this attraction.
The style mix is quite impressive so as its height in the middle of the valley. The aqueduct is centuries old and still safe and firm. Impressive engineering.
We took the short drive there as we left Tomar! It’s a mind blowing structure in a beautiful peaceful setting!
Pegoes Aqueduct is a spectacular Aqueduct built in the late 16th century-early 17th century, with 180 arches, some on two floors. Located about 2 km from Tomar. A must see!