Aqueduct of Pegões heading to the Convent of Christ in Tomar

This is a collection of photos of the Aqueduct of Pegões in a serene green valley near Tomar in Portugal. This aqueduct with 180 arches was completed in the 17th century by the architect Pedro Fernandes Torres, thought its construction was started by Filipe Terzi. This conduit which stretches over six kilometres, was built with the intention of supplying water to the Convent of Christ, which you can see in the distance on these photos.

Aqueduct of Pegões in route to the Convent of Christ in the City of Tomar

Aqueduct of Pegões on a beautiful green valley, was built in the 17th century, to supply water to the Convent of Christ in Tomar, which you can see in the distance

 

Pegões Aqueduct and the Convent of Christ in the City of Tomar in Portugal

A different view of the Aqueduct of Pegões in route for 6 kilometres to the UNESCO listed Convent of Christ in the City of Tomar. This monumental structure has 180 arches

 

Aqueduct of Pegões in a green Valley near the City of Tomar in Portugal

In this photo you can better see how far is the Convent of Christ from where the Aqueduct of Pegões begins. This was an amazing piece of architecture for the time (17th century)

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