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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.

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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