Today named « the Arenas », the amphitheatre is one of the world’s best-preserved Roman amphitheatres.
From the outside, visitors can admire the 21 metre-high facade and its 120 arches divided over two levels. Inside, the terraces, whether destroyed or reconstructed, help you to imagine the electric atmosphere that once prevailed here during the very popular gladiator fights, at a time when the site could hold up to 24,000 spectators.It is listed as World Heritage since 1840. Not the largest amphitheatre in the world, but the best preserved .www.arenesdenimes.com
Located in the very heart of the city, the Jardin de le Fontaine was built on a 15 ha large magnificent historic site.
The Jardin de la Fontaine is an 18th century formal garden in Nimes that features an assortment of canals, bridges and statues. The park of the Jardins de la Fontaine, laid out in 1745 is one of the oldest city parks in France, and a delightful area of greenery, fountains and shade on the edge of the old town.
The garden can be found at the base of a hill below Tour Magne,an ancient roman tower that was once a part of the city's outer fortifications, The Temple of Diane is located in the park.
An exceptional antique monument, the Pont du Gard is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1985
The Pont du Gard fascinates each of its visitors with its elegance and majesty. Two thousand years after its construction, this ancient edifice is still a veritable masterpiece, as much for the technical prowess involved as for its simple beauty.The Pont du Gard spans the Gardon, which flows along the bottom of a valley deeply carved in the surrounding plateau.