May 2019 - Avignon France
The Pont du Gard, a masterpiece of engineering From its 40 centuries of history, the Pont du Gard has held pride of place as the highest aqueduct in the Roman times and is one of the wonders of the ancient world: a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pont du Gard is the single most prestigious aqueduct in Nîmes. This structure, built between Uzès and Nîmes (Gard) has supplied water to the city of Nîmes for 5 centuries. It winds between the two cities, over 50 km long through the mountains.
Wow, we must wonder how they built those structures centuries ago!ReplyDelete
Stunning image. I hope you have a lovely weekend.ReplyDelete