Mérida


Roman Bridge over the Albarregas River


Contact details

Paraje Pantano de Proserpina
06800  Mérida, Badajoz  (Extremadura)
visitas@consorciomerida.org
http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/romano/romano.htm

Location

Autonomous region:
Extremadura

Province/Island:
Badajoz

Badajoz

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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.


Description

The smaller bridge

Built during the Augustus period and indicated the northern exit of the colony. It has four ashlar arches with two more open arches that are the spillway of the aqueduct. It is parallel to Milagros aqueduct.

Construction:
Bridge

Artistic period:
Classical-Roman

Historic period:
Romanisation (A.D.)

Setting:
Milagros aqueduct.

Map


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