The Aqueduto das Águas Livres will reopen to the general public in Mars, after being closed since last December. Recently opened, walk across this majestic Aqueduct following a 941m long path, from Campolide to Monsanto, and at 65m height enjoy the panoramic view over the city.
The Aqueduct was built in the 18th century by king John V, to supply fresh water to the city of Lisbon, and spans the Alcântara valley with a series of 35 long arches. It is also one of the monuments that survived to the historic earthquake in 1755.
Travessia do Vale de Alcântara – entrance by Calçada da Quintinha, 6
Ticket price – 2 euros (individual or group visitors)
Opening hours from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Closed on Sundays, Mondays and holidays