Pont du Gard
This aqueduct built by the Romans to carry water to Nimes the fountain of Eure
Repaired by the States of Languedoc MDCCII was consolidated and restored MDCCCLV by the orders of the Emperor Napoleon III and the care of the Minister of State
Ch Ch Laisné and Questel – Architects]
Location. 43° 56.838′ N, 4° 32.13′ E. Marker is near Vers-Pont-du-Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, in Gard Département. Marker can be reached from Avenue du Pond du Gard. Touch for map. This marker is on east side of the south end of the Pont du Gard. Marker is in this post office area: Vers-Pont-du-Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon 30210, France.
Also see . . . Pont du Gard. "Built in the 1st century AD, the Pont du Gard is the highest of all Roman aqueduct bridges and is the best preserved after the Aqueduct of Segovia. It was added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1985 because of its historical importance." (Submitted on November 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.