The city was an important outpost of the Roman Empire. Its known for well-preserved monuments such as the Arena of Nîmes, a 70 A.D. amphitheater still in use for concerts and bullfights. The Maison Carrée white limestone temple and Pont du Gard tri-level aqueduct are around 2000 years old.

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Nimes Arena

roman amphitheatre

Fountain Gardens

garden, monuments

Maison Carree

roman temple

Magne tower

ancient tower

Temple of Diana

roman building

Carré d'Art

contemporary art

Museum of Fine Arts

art collection

The Castellum Aquae

roman ruins

Archaeological Museum

middle ages

Nimes Cathedral

romanesque style