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Monuments Historiques FrançaisArc de Triomphe - Peyrou - Montpellier, France

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[FR] Arc de Triomphe dédié à la gloire de Louis XIV, à Montpellier. [ENG] "Arc de Triomphe" dedicated to the glory of Louis XIV, in Montpellier.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777

location: France

date approved: 8/24/2008

last visited: 1/8/2013

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPont romain d'Ambrussum (Pont Ambroix) - Villetelle, France

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[FR] Le pont d'Ambrussum est un ouvrage permettant le franchissement du Vidourle, le long de la Via Domitia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 8/15/2008

last visited: 8/3/2008

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisRemparts - Aigues-Mortes

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[FR] Au cœur de la Camargue, entre plages et vignobles, arpentez la cité de saint Louis et ses remparts. [EN] The 1,650 meters of city walls were built in two phases.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 5/26/2010

last visited: 4/26/2014

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTemple de Diane - Nimes

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The Temple of Diana was part of the Roman sanctuary consisting of a set of buildings close to the Nemausus spring and whose remnants were found in about 1739 during works in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 5/28/2014

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World Heritage SitesCanal du Midi (France)

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The Canal du Midi, exceptional engineering work built in and 1667-1694, is a 240 km long canal in the south of France that connects the Garonne River to the Étang de Thau on the Mediterranean...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 6/8/2009

last visited: 3/29/2012

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Ancient Roman CivilizationSanctuaire de la Fontaine - Nimes

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The visitor who contemplates the marvelous Jardin de la Fontaine is not immediately aware of its importance in Antiquity, being distracted by the classical architectural style of the present park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 10/17/2013

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorte de France - Colonia Nemausus (Nimes)

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The Porte de France, (or Porte d’Espagne) has a single arch topped by a blind gallery decorated with Tuscan pilasters. In Antiquity, it was flanked by two circular towers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 5/5/2010

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Ancient Roman CivilizationThe Tour Magne of Colonia Nemausus (Nimes)

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The “Tour Magne”, otherwise known as the “Grande Tour”, is the only tower from the original town built by Augustus to be still standing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 10/7/2007

last visited: 5/28/2014

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Ancient Roman CivilizationLa Maison Carré, Nîmes - France

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The Maison Carrée at Nîmes in southern France, is one of the best preserved temples to be found anywhere in the territory of the former Roman Empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 11/20/2006

last visited: 5/28/2014

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisMaison Carré, Nimes, France

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The Maison Carrée at Nîmes in southern France, is one of the best preserved temples to be found anywhere in the territory of the former Roman Empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: 5/28/2014

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Ancient Roman CivilizationThe Roman Amphitheater of Colonia Nemausus (Nimes)

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The construction of the “Arènes” undoubtedly dates back to the end of the 1st century AD, when the town was still part of the Roman Empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 10/7/2007

last visited: 5/28/2014

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Ancient Roman CivilizationThe Castellum - Nimes

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This circular distribution tank (5.90 m in diameter, 1.40 m deep) carved in the rock was the point of departure for lead pipes that took water to public fountains and the various parts of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationArcheology Museum - Nimes

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Iron age and Gallo-Roman collections are dominant in this museum, with a host of everyday objects, including sigillated ceramics, bronze tableware, lamps, toilet and dress accessories and items related to various craft activities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 10/20/2007

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationPorte Auguste - Colonia Nemausus (Nimes)

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The Porte d'Auguste (or Porte d'Arles) was one of the main gates, where the Domitian Way entered the Roman town of Colonia Nemausus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 5/5/2010

Image for Eglise fortifiée - Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Franceview gallery

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisEglise fortifiée - Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France

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[FR] Eglise fortifiée datant du IX-XIIe siècles dans la ville des Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, en Camargue. [ENG] Fortified church dating from the IX-XII centuries in the town of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Camargue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777

location: France

date approved: 8/27/2008

last visited: 3/9/2014

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMusee de l'Arles antique

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The museum, inaugurated in 1995, contains all the archeological artefacts found in Arles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationRoman Circus of Colonia Iulia Paterna Arelatensium Sextanorum (Arles)

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The colossal dimensions of this race track allowed 20,000 people to watch the chariot races foreshadowing the rise of modern day Formula 1.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 8/5/2008

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisChapelle des Trinitaires - Arles, France

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[FR] Le Chapelle des Trinitaire est classé aux monuments historiques. [EN] The Chapelle des Trinitaire in the city of Arles is classified as historical monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 9/16/2013

last visited: 4/26/2014

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Chapelle des Trinitaires - Arles, France

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[FR] Le Chapelle des Trinitaire est classé aux monuments historiques. [EN] The Chapelle des Trinitaire in the city of Arles is classified as historical monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: 4/26/2014

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Museon Arlaten - Arles, France

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Founded by the poet Frédéric Mistral in 1896. It exhibits costumes, furniture, work tools, objects of worship, illustrating Provençal life in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisMuseon Arlaten - Arles, France

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Founded by the poet Frédéric Mistral in 1896. It exhibits costumes, furniture, work tools, objects of worship, illustrating Provençal life in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 9/16/2013

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationRoman Exedra at the Arlaten Museum (Arles)

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[FR] Une exèdre romaine, mise à jour par J. Formigé en 1908, est visible dans la cour du musée. [EN] The courtyard of the museum contains an ancient Roman temple, probably attached to the Forum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 3/4/2008

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisHôtel de Lalauzière - Arles, France

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[FR] Le Hôtel de Lalauzière est classé aux monuments historiques. [EN] The CHôtel de Lalauzière in the city of Arles is classified as historical monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: 4/26/2014

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Hôtel de Lalauzière - Arles, France

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[FR] Le Hôtel de Lalauzière est classé aux monuments historiques. [EN] The CHôtel de Lalauzière in the city of Arles is classified as historical monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: 4/26/2014

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisForum d'Arles (Colonnes dites de Saint-Lucien) - Arles, France

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The Arles forum is the first large urban achievement from 30-20 BC. from the Roman colony founded in 46 BC. to thank Arelate its support to Caesar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 12/19/2013

last visited: never

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