Pegoes Aquaduct, Tomar photo gallery

Tomar has so many amazing monuments that some of them are just not even mentioned at the tourist office, but these may be just as great or even more interesting than some of the more famous ones.
The Aquaduct at Pegoes is one of these places.
It stands strong and stretches long lenghts unvisited and undiscovered for roughly FIVE kilometres majestically through the landscape North-west of Tomar until it finally joins the convent of Christ in Tomar!

It was build in the sixteenth century and 17th century to bring water to the convent of Christ in Tomar under command of king Philip I and in places it reaches a height of 30 meters. There are signs that tell you how to get to it’s highest point where you can climb a small tower and see a lot of the aqueduct, here it’s at it’s highest and most impressive but there is little other documentation to be found at the tourist office or anywhere else in Tomar.