Pont du Gard
The Pont du Gard is an aqueduct and bridge that was built over the Gard River by the Roman Empire. It is located in Southern France, in the Vers-Pont-du-Gard and Remoulins area. The bridge is built on three levels. The lower level has 6 arches and carries a road, the middle level has 11 arches, and the upper level has 35 arches and was used as a water conduit.
KeywordsRoman Empire, aqueduct, bridge, arches, roman architecture, Roman aqueduct, southern france, Pont du Gard, gard river, vers-pont-du-gard, remoulins, three levels, water conduit
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