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Venetian Aqueduct in Fortetsa

The Venetian aqueduct support in Fortetsa
The Venetian aqueduct support in Fortetsa
Before the village turn left on a dirt road going towards the village cemetery, which is visible from the distance. The road passes below the cemetery to the left and continues to the Venetian aqueduct.
The sixteenth century aqueduct was constructed by the Venetians to bring water to Iraklion. This aqueduct also fed the Morosini Fountain in the Lions Square. The Venice emblem can still be seen on the large supporting bridge over the ravine.
 

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The Venetian insignia on the aqueduct in Fortetsa
The Venetian insignia on the aqueduct in Fortetsa
The Venetian aqueduct support in Fortetsa
The Venetian aqueduct support in Fortetsa
 
Visit the area of the sight: Fortetsa
Synonyms and related links Iraklion :
Heraklion
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Synonyms and related links Morosini Fountain :

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