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Interior of the water conduit of the Pont du Gard


the lost secret Of Pont du Gard

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The Pont du Gard is an ancient Roman aqueduct that crosses the River Gardon in the south of France





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Although some of its stones were plundered for use elsewhere, the Pont du Gard remained largely intact





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The bridge has three tiers of arches, standing 48





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Although some of its stones were plundered for use elsewhere, the Pont du Gard remained largely intact





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The construction of the aqueduct has long been credited to Augustus' son-in-law and aide, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, around the year 19 BC





Pont du Gard - who are they

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The spring still exists and is now the site of a small modern pumping station





Pont du Gard Exposed

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the one thing to do for Pont du Gard

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The location of Nemausus was somewhat inconvenient when it came to providing a water supply





fascinating

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Napoleon III, who had a great admiration for all things Roman, visited the Pont du Gard in 1850 and took a close interest in it





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It is estimated that the aqueduct supplied the city with around 200,000 cubic metres of water a day that took nearly 27 hours to flow from the source to the city





this large photo speaks a thousand words

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The method of construction is fairly well understood by historians





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The location of Nemausus was somewhat inconvenient when it came to providing a water supply





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enthralling

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The bridge has three tiers of arches, standing 48





ravishing

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The Pont du Gard has been a tourist attraction for centuries





the good, the Bad and Pont du Gard

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