CISTERN

Riba-roja de Túria, Valencia



Cistern


The cistern was built in 1762. The exterior has a small brick hut that covers the staircase leading to the cistern. The staircase is carved in stone and goes down to the hole that opens into the cistern. It is 25 metres long, 5 metres high and 5 metres wide and has a barrel vault. It has graffiti from the year of its construction. The floor is of beaten earth. In one of the corners there is a hole that was used to descend to clean the cistern. This hole has some holes that were used to place wood as a staircase.

ADDRESS
46190
Riba-roja de Túria, Valencia
CONTACT
Cristina Silvestre
962772184
patrimonio@ribarroja.es
PERIOD
1700-1799
CATEGORIES
Water tanks Historical heritage
MORE INFO
INTERIOR FEATURES: Staircase, open interiors.
ATMOSPHERE: Spacious, with echo, humid, closed.
ACCESS: The access is from the street through a door with the height and width of a normal door.
PARKING: There is an outdoor car park for small and medium vehicles 50 metres from the cistern.
NOISE: Traffic.
VISIT HOURS: Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 15:00; Thursday and Friday from 16:30 to 19:00.




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