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Alcántara Bridge

  • Puente de Alcántara bridge. Cáceres © Turespaña

    Puente de Alcántara bridge. Cáceres © Turespaña

  

Category

Bridge

Date

Second century

Style

Roman
Sobre el río Tajo
10980 Alcántara
Cáceres, Extremadura
Cáceres

Telephone+34 927390863

Websitehttp://www.alcantara.es

Over the River Tajo, the Roman Tagus Aurifer, It linked Roman Caceres with the lands of the Beira Alta region in Portugal. It dates from the 2nd century AD. It measures some 194m long and 71m high. and is formed by six semicircular arches. In the centre of the bridge, an arch made in honour of the Emperor Trajan is preserved. At the main entrance stands a stone niche where the name of the building, Gaius Iulius Lacer, can be read.

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To be confirmed 2018

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San Benito Monastery in Alcántara - Alcántara
Alcántara Classical Theatre Festival

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