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Nîmes Destination Guide

Delve into Nîmes in France

Nîmes in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon with its 148,236 residents is located in France - some 360 mi or ( 579 km ) South of Paris , the country's capital .

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Local time in Nîmes is now 04:00 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Paris " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vestric-et-Candiac, Vergeze, Vauvert, Valence, and Uchaud. While being here, you might want to check out Vestric-et-Candiac . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Nîmes ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Nîmes : Belen Maya star du festival de flamenco

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Nîmes, France: Bullfighting, French-style

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Nîmes' Arena, which is still in use, is considered the best conserved from ancient Rome. It's another example of fine Roman engineering and propaganda. The arena still hosts colorful pageantry and mac ..


Day 1 - GC1 - World Women's Team Squash Champs 2012, Nimes, France

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Sum 41 - In Too Deep Live @FestivalDeNîmes2012

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Sum 41 + Blink 182 aux Arènes de Nîmes 17/07/2012 Plus de vidéos sur ma chaîne ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Carré d'Art

The Carré d'art at Nîmes in southern France houses a museum of contemporary art and the city's library. Constructed of glass, concrete and steel, it faces the Maison Carrée, a perfectly preserved Roman temple that dates from the 1st century BC. In 1984, twelve architects, including Frank Gehry, Jean Nouvel and César Pelli were invited to submit proposals for the museum. A design by the British architect Norman Foster was selected, and the building was opened in May 1993.

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Located at 43.84 4.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1993 establishments in France, Art museums and galleries in France, Art museums established in 1993, Arts centres in France, Buildings and structures in Nîmes, Cultural infrastructure completed in 1993, Libraries established in 1993, Libraries in France, Library buildings completed in 1993, Museums in Gard, Norman Foster buildings, Visitor attractions in Nîmes

Maison Carrée

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

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Located at 43.84 4.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 10s BC establishments, 1st-century BC architecture, Ancient Roman architecture, Ancient Roman temples, Buildings and structures in Nîmes, Conversion of non-Christian places of worship into churches, Roman Nimes, Roman religious remains in France, Visitor attractions in Nîmes

Arena of Nîmes

The Arena of Nîmes is a Roman amphitheatre found in the French city of Nîmes. Built around 70 AD, it was remodelled in 1863 to serve as a bullring. The Arenas of Nimes is the site of two annual bullfights during the Feria de Nîmes, and it is also used for other public events. The building encloses an elliptical central space 133 m long by 101 m wide. It is ringed by 34 rows of seats supported by a vaulted construction.

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Located at 43.83 4.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Nîmes, Roman Nimes, Roman amphitheatres in France, Roman sites in Provence, Visitor attractions in Nîmes

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nîmes

The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nîmes is the fine arts museum of Nîmes.

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Located at 43.83 4.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1821 establishments in France, Art museums and galleries in France, Art museums established in 1821, Buildings and structures in Nîmes, Museums in Gard

Battle of Nîmes

The Battle of Nîmes took place shortly after the capture and destruction of Avignon in 736. Charles Martel failed to capture the Umayyad city of Narbonne but devastated most of the other principal settlements of Septimania, including Nîmes, Agde, Béziers and Maguelonne, which he viewed as potential strongholds of the Saracens. The city of Nîmes and the Roman amphitheatre (turned into a fortress by the Visigoths) were destroyed under the orders of Charles Martel.

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Located at 43.84 4.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 730s conflicts, 737 in France, Battles involving the Franks, Battles involving the Umayyad Caliphate, Nîmes

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