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Pont du Gard
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This well-preserved Roman aqueduct - one of the highest of those facilities - was built to transport water across the Gardon River to the town of Nîmes. The structure most probably dates back to the period between 40-60 AD. In 1985 it has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Wednesday 21 April 2010 by Martin Mergili in Europe / France (398 visits)