"maison carree" Maison Carree - Roman Temple Tip by catherineneill
Maison Carree - Roman Temple, Nīmes: 20 reviews and 32 photos
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
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