Alessandrino Aqueduct Rome

The Alessandrino Aqueduct was constructed in the early part of the 3rd century. Both inside the city walls ruins of this impressive monument can still be seen. The source can be found to the north of the city of Colonna. The aqueduct entered the ancient city at the present Porta Maggiore.

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Aqua Marcia Aqueduct Rome

The Aqua Marcia Aqueduct in Rome is one of the oldest aqueducts leading water to the Eternal City. With a length of 19 km, it is also one of the longest ones. Water from this aqueduct already in ancient Roman times was known for its excellence. Good places to see ruins of the Acquedotto Marcio are in the Parco degli Acquedotti, the Piazza di Porta Maggiore and at the Porta Tiburtina.

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