"Roman Nimes" Nîmes by antistar
Nîmes Travel Guide: 235 reviews and 528 photos
Nimes is probably most famous for its Roman history, and it has several very well preserved and stunning Roman sites, some right bang in the city center, like the impressive amphitheatre, and some just a short journey outside, like the unmistakeable Pont du Gard. However, surrounding this Roman wonders is a fine city in its own right. Nimes is a pleasant city to walk around, and apart from the Roman tourist attractions, it has a lovely old town center, and the delightful Jardins de la Fontaine, an 18th century park fed by graceful waterways on the northern edge of the city.
This city has to be one of France's premier attractions.
Things I Loved
The Amphitheater, the Pont du Gard and the excellent youth hostel.
Nothing in particular. The city is one of my favourites.
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