The Pont du Gard

The Pont du Gard   Located near the city of Nîmes, in the Gard Department, in the Languedoc Roussillon Province, in France, Le Pont du Gard more popularly known as the Roman Aqueduct, is a wonder of Roman architecture, this marvel stands tall as a living example of brilliant Roman engineering. It is one of the most splendid and oldest bridges to have survived for so long, in such a good shape. The bridge measures an astounding 48.77m in height and has been constructed in three levels and it is…

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La Tour Magne

La Tour Magne   Located in the city of Nîmes, at the top of the boulevard Jean Jaurès, in the Garden “Le Jardin de la Fontaine”, the Tour Magne are something you must see. To access this monument you will need to get along a pleasant walk to the top of the hill of le Jardin de la Fontaine. There you will reach this stunning Roman watchtower named la Tour Magne. Please notice that along the way you can see several panels that show you the direction of the Tour…

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Le Temple de Diane

Le Temple de Diane Located in the city of Nîmes, at the top of the boulevard Jean Jaurès, in the Garden “Le Jardin de la Fontaine”, the enigmatic and romantic ruins of the Temple of Diane are something you must see. To access this monument you will have to go to the West side of the garden, just nearby the West gate. Dated from the very early Roman era, the exact purpose of this temple and the exact date when it was build up remain quite unknown, especially because there…

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La Maison Carrée , Nîmes

La Maison Carrée, Nîmes   The Maison Carrée is a splendid work of Roman architecture, and religion. It is one of these monuments that you must see if you are a fan of Roman History or if you just love visiting stunning Antique monuments. The Maison Carrée, is one of the most famous Roman temples ever to have been built and is located in Nîmes, Gard Departement, Languedoc Roussilon Region in France. The temple is in a remarkably good condition (Mint condition should I say), and the authorities from Nîmes…

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Arènes de Nîmes (The Arena of Nimes).

Arènes de Nîmes (The Arena of Nimes)   The Arena of Nimes, “Les Arènes de Nîmes” in French, can be seen as one of the best evidence of Rome’s advanced engineering. The Amphitheatre’s construction and complex architecture is a true marvel of ancient engineering perfection. This arena is located in the French city of Nîmes, Languedoc-Rousillon region, Gard Department and was built somewhere around 70 AD. It is the pride of the inhabitants of Nîmes and a monument that any fan of Roman History must see. Location The monument was…

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Le Jardin de la fontaine, Nîmes.

Le Jardin de la Fontaine Located at the top of the boulevard Jean Jaurès, in the city of Nîmes, Le Jardin de la Fontaine is an outstanding public garden that were created in 1745, it is also one of the oldest city park in Europe. Bridges, water, Roman temple, Roman tower, canals, statues and botanical garden are the main highlights. In this popular and beloved garden we locals come alone or in couple, for a jogging, to flirt, to take romantic and memorable wedding pictures, to take a sun bath,…

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