Tarragona


Pont de les Ferreres or “Devil’s Bridge” Aqueduct


Contact details

CN-240 de Valls a Lleida a 4 Km. de Tarragona
43006  Tarragona  (Catalonia)
http://museuhistoria.tarragona.cat

Location

Tarragona

Description

Date of construction is uncertain, some believe that it was built during the era of Augustus.Restored during the reign of caliph Abd-el Rahman III and in the 18th century. Known as the Puente del Diablo, because a legend depicts that it was built by the Devil after winning a bet in which a fair lady bet her soul.Originally 25 kms in length, now 217 m and 27 m high.

  • Construction: Aqueduct
  • Artistic period: Classical-Roman
  • Historic period: Romanisation (A.D.)

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