Gladiators and Madators and Bono… Oh My! The Roman Amphitheater of Nîmes, France


The city of Nîmes is located in Southwest France and is the capital of the Gard Department in the Cévennes Region. Among tourists, it is best known for its well-preserved Roman structures. The most famous of these is undoubtedly the Arènes de Nimes, an amphitheater that dates back to Roman times, first century A.D. An impressive structure, it has an area of 133m/146yd by 101m/110yd in area and, in ... Read Full Article