Benca Aqueduct

Bridge and Historic Site in Tepelenë

Ali Pasha Aqueduct Bence Tepelene
CC BY-SA 4.0 / Scheuerslow

The Aqueduct of Benca is situated by the Benca river, 2 km in north of the village with the same name.

The Aqueduct was built in 19th century, by Ali Pashe Tepelena in order to supply fresh water to the Castle of Tepelena. The construction has 20 bridge legs and arches built of stone, unfortunately it was damaged by an earthquake in the years 20th century and although rebuilt, it did not keep its original shape.

The Benca Aqueduct appears in our Complete Guide to Visiting Tepelenë!

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Visiting Benca Aqueduct

Duration: 30 minutes

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