Travel and Holidays – Montenegro – aqueduct, Bar

Aqueduct is located on the north side of Old Bar. It was built in the time of the Turks (XVII century) and was used to bring water to the city from remote sources about 3 km. The structure consists of 17 large arches of different spans, which rely on the same massive pillars. On the upper surface of the aqueduct channel is formed, which are set interconnected ceramic tube ( diameter of about 12 cm ., And length 30 cm. ). It was built of rubble and rough -hewn stone. Similar to a bridge, is an imposing monument, the only one of its kind in Montenegro. The aqueduct was rebuilt after the 1979 earthquake. Was and can still be put into operation.

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