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This place is very impressive and the fact that it is still in use is just amazing! I wonder how... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lalithaa
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Montpellier, France
Cantalloc Acqueducts

Over rated attraction to my mind but as they are in the city precinct they are worth a visit. The... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
llchalson
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Perth
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An ingenious system of stone aqueducts built by the people of Nasca in ancients times is still functioning and used by local farmers for irrigation.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Carretera Puquio-Cusco, Nazca, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is very impressive and the fact that it is still in use is just amazing! I wonder how they constructed them. The aerial view of this looks amazing

Thank lalithaa
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Over rated attraction to my mind but as they are in the city precinct they are worth a visit. The acqueducts are a well preserved attraction and as far as I can see are only a series of well built wells that tap into an...More

Thank llchalson
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I was stunned by the scale and sophistication of this ancient and advanced water collection system. Awesome!

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

It's very impressive to see that the old Nazca aqueduct still works and they still use it! I suggest taking a guide to learn the story

Thank Vickiegrav
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

After seeing the nazca lines from a plane my girlfriend and I had a lot of time before our bus left in the evening. We ended up walking to aquaducts, it was as interesting as the nazca lines and almost doesn't cost anything. You have...More

Thank Karsten J
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Very Interesting - Must See!!! - Lot of History - Masters of Irrigation - Over 2000 Years Fully Functional!!

Thank Stjepko G
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

The aqueducts can be viewed from the air as part of the flights over the Nasca Lines, or on foot, after a short taxi ride from the town. The aqueducts were constructed by the Nasca, with access pits constructed in spiral form to maintain the...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Extremely intelligent water management system constructed by Nazca's civilization . Amazing is that the system is still operational It offers water for agriculture productions for the region

Thank MKNosseir
Reviewed 7 March 2018

These circular wells just mesmerized me. Maybe it was because I'd seen quite a few of the spiral shapes etched onto the Nazca Plain earlier, but there's something so primordial about the shape. And,the fact that the people who developed these came up with a...More

Thank lisalou1963
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Much has been written about the puquios, which the Nasca developed and built to channel and preserve water from the Andes. Far less is known about the 60 aqueducts they built after abandoning their ceremonial centre at Cahuachi. These engineering marvels, several of which are...More

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