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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: Occitanie, France

date approved: 10/7/2007

last visited: 11/2/2018

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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: Occitanie, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 5/31/2019

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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: Occitanie, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 5/31/2019

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Historic TreesArbre de la liberté au Jardin de la Fontaine, Nîmes, Gard, France

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[EN] This tree symbolizes freedom since 1982. [FR] Cet arbre symbolise la liberté depuis 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Itamae

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: 4/12/2019

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In Search of the CeltsLe sanctuaire de la fontaine - Nimes - France

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Le sanctuaire de la Fontaine, site antique de de Nîmes, lieu de culte celte, première implantation humaine autour de la source. The sanctuary of the Fountain, ancient site of Nimes, Celtic place of worship, first human implantation around the source.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 7/22/2017

last visited: 5/31/2019

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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: Occitanie, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 1/4/2017

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Last of its KindLAST completely preserved Roman temple La maison carrée - Nîmes - France

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The Maison Carrée is an ancient building in Nîmes, Roman temple façades to be found in the territory of the former Roman Empire and the only completely preserved temple of the ancient world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: 5/31/2019

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Guest Books La maison carrée - Nîmes - France

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A l'entrée du bâtiment, juste après la visite, le livre d'or pour écrire ses impressions. At the entrance of the building, just after the visit, the guestbook to write his impressions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 6/18/2017

last visited: 9/21/2007

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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: Occitanie, France

date approved: 11/20/2006

last visited: 5/31/2019

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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: Occitanie, France

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: 5/31/2019

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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: Occitanie, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 5/5/2010

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Exact ReplicasMaquette des arenes de Nîmes - France

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A l'intérieur des arènes pendant la visite une splendide maquette et des plan de coupe du bâtiment. Inside the arenas during the visit a splendid model and plans of cut of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 7/7/2017

last visited: never

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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: Occitanie, France

date approved: 10/7/2007

last visited: 5/31/2019

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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: Occitanie, France

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 1/21/2011

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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: Occitanie, France

date approved: 10/20/2007

last visited: never

Image for Le vol de l'abbé Carnus #2 (Aveyron, France)view gallery

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Le vol de l'abbé Carnus #2 (Aveyron, France)

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C'est ici qu'eut lieu le 6 août 1784 un évènement marquant de l'histoire de la conquête de l'air par l'homme : l'atterrissage du quatrième vol humain en montgolfière parti de la place Foch à Rodez.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Playmobil 05

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 5/13/2012

last visited: 6/25/2018

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Religious FreedomLe mémorial Huguenot - Aigues Mortes - France

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Le mémorial huguenot à Aigues-Mortes commémore la libération des prisonnières huguenotes. The Huguenot memorial in Aigues-Mortes commemorates the liberation of the Huguenot prisoners.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 7/12/2017

last visited: 10/30/2018

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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: 10/30/2018

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Historic FortsLa citadelle d'Aigues Mortes - France

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Donjons et remparts de la citadelle d'Aigues-Mortes. Dungeons and ramparts of the citadel of Aigues-Mortes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 4/25/2017

last visited: 10/30/2018

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisNotre-Dame-des Sablons - Aigues-Mortes/France

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The Church of Our Lady of Sablon is a Gothic church located in Aigues-Mortes, in the French department of Gard.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

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

date approved: 11/2/2014

last visited: 7/10/2017

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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: Occitanie, France

date approved: 6/8/2009

last visited: 5/10/2013

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World Heritage SitesCanal du midi, Les Écluses de Fonserannes, Béziers, France

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[FR] Le canal du Midi relie Toulouse à la mer Méditerranée. Depuis 1996 il est inscrit au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO. [EN] The Canal du Midi connects Toulouse to the Mediterranean Sea. Since 1996 is inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 1/16/2017

last visited: 5/1/2013

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Ghost Townsle Chastelas

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Abandoned Village Le Chastelas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: 7/29/2011

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisChapelle de Perse, Espalion

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Chapelle de Perse (Chapel of Persia)is a Romanesque chapel built in the 11th century on the eastern edge of Espalion. The chapel, dedicated to Saint Hilarion, is a national historic monument. PA00094015

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member arby101ca

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 8/20/2015

last visited: 9/19/2017

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World Heritage SitesWorld Heritage Sites Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France -Pont Vieux, Espalion

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Pont Vieux, the old red arched bridge over the Lot River at Espalion is a one of the UNESCO world heritage sites for the Chemins de St Jacques de Compostelle 868-040

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member arby101ca

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 8/12/2015

last visited: 5/19/2019

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