Noáin (Valle de Elorz)-Noain (Elortzibar)


Noáin Aqueduct


Contact details

31110  Noáin, Noáin (Valle de Elorz)-Noain (Elortzibar), Navarre  (Navarre)

Location

Navarra

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Description

  It opened in 1790 and enabled water to be channelled across a distance of 16.5 km. Its most emblematic part spans a depression behind the town of Noáin; at one time it had a length of 1,245 metres and was supported on 97 stone and brick arches of which 94 are still standing today, with columns of about 18 m in height, and a channel running along the top.

  • Construction: Aqueduct
  • Artistic period: Neo-classical
  • Historic period: 18th century

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