Parco degli Acquadotti, Rome

Postcard from Italy: Ancient Aqueducts in Rome

Just outside of Rome lie freestanding aqueducts that were built in the first century to transport water to Rome. Aqueduct Park, or Parco degli Acquedotti, is full of locals walking their dogs or jogging, but it is also a nice place for visitors to enjoy a picnic. Ancient Rome flourished because of its access to running water, and…