Pont du Gard Roman Aqueduct – UNESCO World Heritage Centre

 

731 Pont du Gard (Provence - France)

731 Pont du Gard (Provence – France) (Photo credit: tango-)

The Pont du Gard was built shortly before the Christian era to allow the aqueduct of Nîmes which is almost 50 km long to cross the Gard river. The Roman architects and hydraulic engineers who designed this bridge, which stands almost 50 m high and is on three levels…

 

via Pont du Gard Roman Aqueduct – UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

 

 

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