It is in the middle of the town and keeps very well. Inside is a small museum. There are many Cafes around it.
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There is a 20 minute film reenacting the founding of Nimes as a Roman city with subtitles. How Gauls became Romans is riveting. This is an actual Roman temple dedicated to political offspring rather than the gods.
The Maison Carree is a must see. It is a stunning piece of Roman era architecture, that has been beautifully maintained. You can walk around the outside, it has lovely lighting at night. The interior offers nothing to see of the sight. Instead, it has...More
This amazingly well preserved building is hard to miss. However on entering you go straight into a small cinema. You then watch a well put together film about the birth of Nimes. Once the film Is over you exit the building. I hoped that you'd...More
This is a must see stop on your tour of Nimes. The movie shown inside is very well done, explains the history and development of the area and the local connection to Rome. This location is an easy walk from most places in Nimes. Walk...More
The Maison Carre is a surprise - not only is the best preserved Roman temple in France, its smack in the middle of the little town of Nimes. Small streets in the city center open up to this central square, where the Maison Carre rests,...More
There aren't many sites like this in the whole world, it's a rare treat, though there is little left on the inside it is used to display a film about Nimes (which I've even watched in my spare time cause it cool af) it's really...More
This amazingly well preserved Roman temple makes an interesting visit but what sets it apart is the 29 minute film shown on the hour and half hour which tells the story of Roman Nimes. Full of accurate facts but presented as a story we learned...More