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Mae de Agua Lisbon Aqueduct and Water Museum

Praca das Amoreiras 10, Lisbon 1250-020, Portugal
+351 21 810 0262
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Praca das Amoreiras 10, Lisbon 1250-020, Portugal
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

This review is about the walk along the aqueduct its self to the NW of the city. It is part of the museum but is not at Rato and is a bit more difficult to get to but if you're interested in seeing it first...More

Thank rmhayes
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

If in Lisbon this is a 45 minute stop which is worth every minute. I highly recommend this to all ages.

Thank Philip M
Reviewed July 10, 2017

A large reservoir holding 5500 cubic meters of water was constructed in the mid-18th century as one of the first city-wide water systems in Europe. Today, its crystal clear waters reflect the vaulted ceilings and the quiet interior echoes with faint bird calls. The atmosphere...More

1  Thank Wil003S
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Amazing, architectural treasure, excellent details in wood and steel, machinery, pumps, thermostats, clocks, light filters through spectacular windows. You will want to move in and make it a lofty home! A must on way back from the museum of ceramics a few blocks north. This...More

Thank Ana E
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

The water museum is 4 sites, one main museum, one is the aqueduct (the photos of the tall arches), and some underground water reservoirs. We went to the museum for an informative experience, very interesting and it included the water pumps and machinery. However there...More

2  Thank Lh1809
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Note that the Mae de Agua Lisbon Aqueduct and Water Museum consists of a number locations including the one here - the Amoreiras Reservoir. The entrance fee for the reservoir was 3 Euros per person and we thought it was worth it to see this...More

Thank Ottawatraveller547
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Intrigued by the famous aqueduct, we decided to visit the museum. It was worth the time; the museum is organized at the site of the Amoreiras reservoir with a capacity of more then five thousand cubic meters and tells the story about the importance of...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed March 30, 2017

From our Hotel we walked in the direction of the Aqueduct. Since it was a beautiful day, we fully enjoyed the walk. We did not meet any tourist on the way. And from there, we walked all the way to Amoreiras. It is very long...More

Thank Maitheng
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Free entrance!? Nice tranquilit place to visit. Interesting to see how they managed water back in those days. Great building

1  Thank Stefan1985
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Want to have a different taste of the city? to know and understand a bit of its history? Visit a unique building: the ancient distribuition water system and enjoy the view from roof top :-)

1  Thank Manuel M
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Kevin S
February 6, 2017|
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Response from Porzel | Reviewed this property |
you can reach the reservoir by metro. Metrostation Rato. From there it is a 5min walk (up). At the entry they give you a map. From the reservoir to the undergrondwalk (its near the botanical garden) its another walk of... More
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Mira R
July 24, 2016|
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Response from Damadub | Reviewed this property |
Not really, you can certainly walk around the water but the stairs and rooftop would be inaccessible. Hope this helps
Laura H
March 5, 2016|
Response from Jurgen B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I don't remember exactly but it was cheap, like 3 Euro.