Les Ferreres Aqueduct World Heritage Site

Aqueduct in Tarragona, Spain

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Roman aqueduct near Tarragona Spain
Les Ferreres Aqueduct

Aqüeducte de les Ferreres
Tarragona Ponte del Diablo.jpg
Aqüeducte de les Ferreres in Tarragona, Spain
Coordinates41°8′48″N 1°14′37″E / 41.14667°N 1.24361°E / 41.14667; 1.24361Coordinates: 41°8′48″N 1°14′37″E / 41.14667°N 1.24361°E / 41.14667; 1.24361
CarriesAqueduct to Tarraco
LocaleTarragona, Catalonia, Spain
Characteristics
Total length249 m
Height27 m (without gallery)
No. of spans25 (upper arcade)
History
Construction endProbably reign of Augustus (27 BC–14 AD)
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Elevation
Part ofArchaeological Ensemble of Tárraco
CriteriaCultural: (ii), (iii)
Reference875-009
Inscription2000 (24th session)
Area0.4 ha (43,000 sq ft)
Buffer zone71.5 ha (0.276 sq mi)
Les Ferreres Aqueduct is located in Catalonia
Les Ferreres Aqueduct
Les Ferreres Aqueduct
Location in Catalonia

The Ferreres Aqueduct (Catalan: Aqüeducte de les Ferreres [əkwəˈðuktə ðə ləs fəˈrɛɾəs]), also known as the Pont del Diable ([ˈpɔn(d) dəl diˈabːlə]; English: "Devil's Bridge"), is an ancient bridge, part of the Roman aqueduct built to supply water to the ancient city of Tarraco, today Tarragona in Catalonia, Spain. The bridge is located 4 kilometers north of the city and it is part of the Archaeological Ensemble of Tarraco (listed as a UNESCO's World Heritage Site since 2000).


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