Located in the northern part of Skopje, the Roman aqueduct is an important cultural and historical monument attesting to urban life in antiquity. Built of brick and stones, the aqueduct has 55 arches supported on massive columns. It is supposing that the Skopje Aqueduct was built by Justinian I at the period from 527-554, and because of that it is also called the Justinians Aqueduct. There are also suppositions that it was built in the 16th century, during the Ottoman Empire. The Aqueduct is located north from the centre of the city of Skopje, at 3km air distance from the square Macedonia, which is 5-6km on a land road.