Kamares Aqueduct, Larnaca

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Kamares Aqueduct, also known as the Bekir Pasha Aqueduct, is an aqueduct near Larnaca, Cyprus. Located outside the city, near the old road to Limassol, it was built starting in 1747. Tassos Mikropoulos has described it as the most prominent water supply built in Cyprus.
The aqueduct was financed by Ebubekir Pasha (also known as Koca Bekir Pasha or Abu Bakr Pasha) who was the Ottoman Governor of Larnaca. The structure was in operation until 1939 and consists of 75 arches.
The construction of the aqueduct commenced in 1747 and was completed in 1750, costing a total of 50,000 qirsh which was paid by Ebubekir Pasha. Foreign travellers have often counted it as one of the most important monument constructed during the Ottoman period in Cyprus. In 1754, Alexander Drummond noted that:
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  • I didn't go to him, I drove a car several times day and night. It looks more interesting at night. I wouldn't have come to him for sure. However, I always admire such buildings, which stand for centuries.
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  • This aquaduct is on the Lemesos Road and you have to get out of the road into a service road to access this place. Very interesting and tastefully luminated at night. Do not climb the aquaduct as you ...  more »
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  • Nice landmark, but not worth a stop. You can easily admire it while driving by.
  • Nice view. Great place. Recommended.
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