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Acquedotto Leopoldino

The structure designed in the 1700s to bring water to Livorno spans 18 kilometres through the woods.

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location_on Piazza Unione, 34, 57014 Colognole LI, Italia
The springs where the aqueduct gets its water
The springs where the aqueduct gets its water - Credit: Etienne (Li)
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