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Nīmes Travel Guide
Arena of Nīmes, Languedoc-Roussillon (© Wolfgang Staudt - Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.)
Arena of Nīmes.

Introduction

Nīmes was one of the most important cities in Roman Gaul and possess a rich heritage of ancient Roman monuments. The exceptionally well preserved Roman amphitheatre, sitting 25,000, is still used for spectacles. The Maison Carrée is the only complete Roman temple outside Italy.

Maison Carrée, Nīmes, Languedoc-Roussillon (© Dianepix - Fotolia.com)
Maison Carrée, Nīmes.

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