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Address: Avenida Acueducto y Pablo Casals, Guadalajara, Mexico
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This aqueduct, which after being constructed in 1900 served as the primary...

This aqueduct, which after being constructed in 1900 served as the primary water supply to the city, now is only a historic reminder of the past.

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A piece of history

Surprise - a real piece of history dating to about 1900, right in the middle of a residential neighborhood. It may not be impressive to touristas looking for tours and plaques and... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2014
DonMiguelLasVegas
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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102 reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

This runs along the street Pablo Casals in Providencia, over near the ICB medical school. It is used a lot for Photo ops with brides, etc. It really was an acueduct. there are old pictures of that acueduct on line - just sitting there all by itself, nothing next to it - all the way to ZAPOPAN little town...very cool.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Surprise - a real piece of history dating to about 1900, right in the middle of a residential neighborhood. It may not be impressive to touristas looking for tours and plaques and brochures. But as a resident of the surrounding neighborhood of Colonia Providencia, I appreciate the walk along Pablo Casals every day, especially on my way to our corner... More 

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Kirkland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Is is a straight, bridge type structure, but the was really nothing impressive about it. There were no tours, no plaques explaining the history of the structure... Half of it was behind a construction zone, hopefully they're renovating it... No bathrooms, no stairs/elevators... Here's the real beef - there's no safe place to stand near it and take pictures! So,... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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Reviewed 28 September 2012

This area of the city is where the wealthiest people in the entire metro area live. Although it is easy to get to by public transit, a cab cost a few dollars from the Minerva area where many travellers are finding a true value area to stay in. Some of the finest shopping is located near El acueducto at Plaza... More 

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Guadalajara
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Reviewed 18 January 2012

Love to look at the structure and think about the labor and ability to put this together and make it work for hundreds of years.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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Reviewed 23 December 2011

While the aqueduct is certainly a beautiful bit of stone work, there's not much else to say. It was built in the early part of the 20th Century to carry water from the water plant in Colomos park to the town of Guadalajara. It's located in the Providencia neighborhood, one of Guadalajara's better neighborhoods. Many of the best restaurants and... More 

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