Aqueduto da Agua de Prata

Aqueduto da Agua de Prata (Aqueduct of Silver Water), Evora

The Aqueduto da Agua de Prata (Aqueduct of Silver Water) is best seen outside the city walls of Evora.

The building of the aqueduct is described in the poem Os Lusíadas by Portuguese poet Luís Vaz de Camões (1524-1580) and was one of the wonders of its time.

Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, Rua do Cano

The aqueduct reaches Evora in the peaceful district of Rua do Cano, where houses and shops are built into the arches.

The Aqueduto da Amoreira in nearby Elvas is another fine aqueduct.

Other Things to See and Do in Evora

Roman Bath

Spring Blossom

Nossa Senhora da Graça (Church of our Lady of Grace)


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