"maison carree" Nīmes Things to Do Tip by catherineneill

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  me looking pensive at the main door
by catherineneill

the maison carree is a suprisingly well preserved roman temple. it is actually a rectangle, but old french word 'carree' (square) actually just means anything with 4 corners. i think i read somewhere that it is the only preserved roman temple thing in the world but dont quote me on it. when i lived there it was THE place to meet and be seen, it also has some good parking around it and is only a 5 minute walk from the ampitheatre, restaurants and shops.

Address: right beside the tourist office
Directions: tourist office is 6 rue auguste, 3000 nimes
Website: http://www.ot-nimes.fr

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 30, 2005
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