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Pont du Gard, roman waterpip, Nimes, France

 
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Distance from city center: 0.8mi
Axel's pictureby Axel History & Culture travel tip
added on the 21st of September, 2009
If you are at Nimes, the ancient Nemausus, you should make a walk along the roman waterpipe. There is also the famous Pont du Gard, nearly completely preserved 'aquäduct'.
Enjoy the nice landscape and history.

Address:
Boulevard de Prague, 30000 Nîmes, Frankreich

 
Ancient Nemausus in the modern city area
 
 
 
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  • Ancient Nemausus in the modern city area
    If you are at Nimes, and you are interested in looking at roman history, you should visit several places. The amphitheater, from the end of the 1st century a.d., is very well preserved. There are still bull fightings beeing held. The [...]
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In the early 1200’s the area of Southern France in which Nimes lies was finally brought under the control of the French government.  The town was safe and began to see some of the prosperity that it had lost more than 500 years before.  Over the next hundred years they grew their economy through wine, olives, and wool. Unfortunately, being under the rule of the French government did have its [...]
 
 
 

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