Kamares Aqueduct, also known as the Bekir Pasha Aqueduct, is an aqueduct located in Larnaca, Cyprus. It was built in 1747. Tassos Mikropoulos considers the aqueduct to be the “most prominent” water supply ever built in Cyprus. It is located outside Larnaca, near the old road to Limassol. A part of it is illuminated at night. 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 the most important monument constructed during the Ottoman period in Cyprus.
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