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1. Arènes de Nîmes
The Arena of Nîmes is a Roman amphitheatre, situated in the French city of Nîmes. Built around 70 CE, shortly after the Colosseum of Rome, it is one of the best-preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world. It is 133 meters long and 101 meters wide, with an arena measuring 68 meters by 38 meters. The outer facade is 21 meters high with two stories of 60 arcades. It is among the 20 largest Roman amphitheatres of the 400 in existence. In Roman times, the building could hold 24,000 spectators, who were spread over 34 tiers of terraces divided into four self-contained zones or maeniana. The arena served as a public event theatre built by the Romans as well as a gladiator fighting arena.
2. Les Jardins de la Fontaine
The Jardins de la Fontaine are a public park located in Nîmes, in the Gard. They are developed around the original Nîmes source, already revered by the peoples prior to the arrival of the Romans. The source of the fountain is also at the origin of the creation of the agglomeration several centuries before the Gallo-Roman period. Their architectural organization also highlights two major ancient monuments of the city, the Diane temple and the Magne tower.
3. Hôtel de Brueys
The Hôtel de Brueys, also called André Hotel or Hôtel d'Aubais, and more rarely Hotel de Chackle, is a civil building in the city of Nîmes, in the Gard department and the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Partially inscribed a historic monument in 1964, it has been the subject of total registration since 2012.
4. Église Sainte-Perpétue et Sainte-Félicité
The Sainte-Perpétue and Sainte-Félicité church of Nîmes is an eclectic style church, typical of the Second Empire, located in Nîmes, in the Gard department and the Languedoc-Roussillon region. The facade bell tower has a high arrow, dominating the Charles-de-Gaulle esplanade by 71 meters.
5. Square Antonin
Antonin Square is a square in Nimes City, Gard Province, southern France. It is located northwest of the historic urban centre of Ecusson N í mois, at the intersection of Alphonse-Daudet Avenue, Quai de la Fontaine, Square de la Bouquerie, Rue de l 'Agau and Rue Auguste.
6. Fontaine Pradier
The Pradier Fountain, an immortal marble fountain, was inaugurated on 1 June 1851 at Esplanade, Nimes. It was created by architect Charles Questell and sculptor James Pladil, and was listed as a historical monument by decree of November 16, 1988.
7. Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle
Nim Archaeological Museum is a museum located in Nim City, Ositanigad Province. The main periods represented are the Iron Age, Rome and the Middle Ages. His collection was moved to the Rome Museum opposite the Colosseum, which opened in 2018.
8. Hôtel Meynier de Salinelles
The Boudon Hotel, also known as H ô tel Meynier de Salinelles, is a civil building in the city of Nimes, Gard province, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France. It was listed as a historical site in 2004.
9. Hôtel Novi de Caveirac ou Chouleur
The Novi Hotel in Caveirac, also called Hotel Chouleur, is a civil building in the city of Nîmes, in the Gard department and the Languedoc-Roussillon region. It has been classified as a historic monument since 2004.
10. Hôtel Colomb de Daunant
The Hotel Foulc, also called Hotel Colomb de Daunant, is a civil building in the city of Nîmes, in the Gard department and the Languedoc-Roussillon region. It has been listed as a historical monument since 1995.
11. Hôtel de Possac
Posac Hotel is a civil building in Nimes City, Gard Province, Languedoc-Roussillon region, southern France. The wrought iron staircase ramp in its inner courtyard has been listed as a historical site since 1964.
12. Église Notre-Dame du Suffrage et Saint-Dominique
The Notre-Dame-du-Suffrage-et-Saint-Dominique church is a religious building in the city of Nîmes, in the Gard department and the Occitanie region. It has been registered historic monument since 2002.
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