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Address: Acueducto, Morelia 58290, Mexico
Description: Built of stone in 1785, this Aqueduct with 253 arches is one of Morelia's...
Built of stone in 1785, this Aqueduct with 253 arches is one of Morelia's biggest attractions.
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Yet one more site to see in a beautiful, historic colonial center

This review of the aqueduct is really just an excuse to alert the traveler to Morelia, Michoacán. The city center is beautifully preserved, with a cathedral made of pink granite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This review of the aqueduct is really just an excuse to alert the traveler to Morelia, Michoacán. The city center is beautifully preserved, with a cathedral made of pink granite, a vast Casa de Cultura with indigenous artistry for sale, including guaranteed shipping, innumerable chapels dating from colonial times, and great restaurants. Even in the summer, the weather is wonderful,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This aqueduct is much more impressive than the one in Queretaro; the way its architecture is integrated into the fabric of the city is just beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful place ! You can just walk around, take some pictures, find some restaurants, bars and also there is a park called "Bosque Cuauhtemoc" where You can find museums, food and a BMX and Skate Park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The city is special because the center conserved the historical look of Spanish heritage of 16-17th century. The back side of the coin is lack of trees, traffic and air polluted by cars. Be careful to pay by card. I used mine at bus station to buy ticket and in 3 star hotel, the card data was stolen by employees... More 

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McKinleyville, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Not one scratch of grafiti....Mark or molest the aqua duct and you get 8 years of prison! As it should be.

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Whitby, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

They look terrific, especially at night. They really add to the atmosphere of this beautiful city. It reminds me of my visits to Europe.

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Windsor, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Visit this by gem day and walk from its point in town where it ends (don't forget the little shops beneath it) outward and see it grow taller. For sure don't miss it at night when it is light up, and again walk away from town. The lights shine up to the top. The only problem with walking in the... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

A good,easy walk down the main street you will find this architectural sight. It's very impressive and still in use.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were driving from the west coast to Mexico City. This town is in the mountains and I was amazed at the nature of the forests nearby. It actually felt cool and northern (pine trees). The architecture is very Spanish and beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Many Mexican cities have aqueducts, but to my mind, the one in Morelia is the most graceful of them all. Beautiful.

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Address: Acueducto, Morelia 58290, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Michoacan  >  Morelia

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