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  1. Arles Amphitheater

    Arles Amphitheater

    Ancient Roman Amphitheater in the center of town.
  2. Pauline

    Occitanie Nimes and the Roman Amphitheater

    The Nîmes Amphitheater also called the Arena of Nîmes (Arènes de Nîmes) was built in the first century AD. The Nîmes Amphitheater, along with the Arles Amphitheater and the Rome Coliseum, are the best preserved buildings of Ancient Rome. The Nimes Amphitheater is 133m long, 101m wide and 21m...
  3. Nimes

    Nimes

    Place aux Herbes. We stayed in an apartment on this square.
  4. Nimes

    Nimes

    The center of Nimes is pedestrian.
  5. Nimes

    Nimes

    L'Huilerie. Tins of sardines, tins of tea.
  6. Nimes

    Nimes

    L'Huilerie. A very good shop selling food products from the area.
  7. Nimes

    Nimes

    Les Halles. Market stall selling locally made organic bread.
  8. Nimes

    Nimes

    Les Halles. Large daily market in the center of Nimes.
  9. Nimes

    Nimes

    Musee des Beaux-Arts. A beautiful Roman mosaic that was discovered when Les Halles was built.
  10. Nimes

    Nimes

    Porte de France. One of the two remaining Roman gates into the city.
  11. Nimes

    Nimes

    Jardins de la Fontaine. 18th century public gardens built on an ancient site.
  12. Nimes

    Nimes

    Temple of Diana. Remains of a Roman temple in the Jardins de la Fontaine.
  13. Nimes

    Nimes

    Tour Magne. View from the top of the tower. You can see the Amphitheater in the center of the photo in the distance.
  14. Nimes

    Nimes

    Tour Magne. A Roman tower on the city ramparts.
  15. Nimes

    Nimes

    Castellum Aquae in Nimes. The end of the aqueduct, where it reached the city.
  16. Nimes

    Nimes

    Maison Carree on a large square across from a modern building with the Art Museum.
  17. Nimes

    Nimes

    Maison Carree, the Square House, built by the Romans in the 1st century AD.
  18. Nimes Amphitheater

    Nimes Amphitheater

    Inside you can walk around the Amphitheater.
  19. Nimes Amphitheater

    Nimes Amphitheater

    The Amphitheater is in use today for bull fights and other events.
  20. Nimes Amphitheater

    Nimes Amphitheater

    One of the main boulevards goes beside the Amphitheater.
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