Roman Bridge Quelfes
The Roman Bridge of Quelfes, is located halfway between Moncarapacho and Olhão, on the river of Quelfes, in a farm area, in the interior of Eastern Algarve. The Roman bridge of Quelfes (Olhão) is one important structure of the Roman secondary roads, which arrived today in this eastern section of the Algarve. Its original function is documented in the maintenance of other Roman bridges, of Roman primary roads, like the Roman Bridge of Tôr (Loulé), the Alamo Roman bridge (Loulé), and Barão bridge (on the riverside of Quarteira), the structures which show the great importance of the Algarve to the Roman Empire.
The Roman bridge of Quelfes (Olhão), consisting of a single round arch. It was built in the first century monument exceptional in the regional context, its structure is relatively modest, it was a bridge of a secondary Via Romana.
It is considered property of public interest.
Nearby (20mn drive): Faro, Albufeira, Quinta do Lago, Vale do Garrão, Vilamoura, Loulé, Querença
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