The Hadrian Aqueduct of Athens | An marvel of ancient Roman engineering springs back to life

Hadrian’s Aqueduct in Athens is the only Roman aqueduct of this type and size that has been constructed in Europe and that still carries water. This monumental technical construction of the ancient world does not only have great cultural value, but it can also be utilized to reduce the city’s environmental footprint.

The Greek government is supporting a multi-dimensional plan to put this ancient aqueduct back into use, in order both to cover current needs for irrigation water, and to develop new places of cultural and environmental interest.

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