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The Maison Carree in Nimes is the only Roman ancient temple completely preserved. The inspiration for the design of the Maison Carree came from the temples of Apollo and Mars Ultor in Rome. Inside, you will discover a 23 minutes film "Nemausus, the...more
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Place de la Maison Carree, 30000 Nimes, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place. Beautiful building outside. Inside a cinema with a film about the history of Nimes. Only good if you can speak English or French. Can’t remember the price but thought it was worth it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived not too far from Nimes back in 1981 and this was the first visit back to the area since then. We had bought a day pass which entitled us to visit the amphitheatre, Maison Carree and the Tour Magne. There was an excellent...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This building is amazing for it's age. Take it all in with a walk right around the outside. Height of columns, carvings, steepness of steps. Incredible. You can go inside for a fee. We elected to just take in the outside.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful temple in Nimes. We were impressed by the film giving a history of Nimes. would recommend.

Thank JCR92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best-preserved Roman temple in existence. It's worth walking right around the outside and looking at the beautiful Corinthian capitals. Inside there is just a plain room where an interesting film on Nimes in Roman times is screened: you can get a ticket...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the best preserved Roman temple in Europe,certainly the best i have ever seen. Again,first century,like the arena

Thank 853barry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the building and enjoyed the movie to recap why Nimes became a critical spot on the Roman empire map.

Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An ancient Roman temple that underwent some restoration in the 19th & 20th centuries. As a result, it appears as complete representation of a first century Roman temple of the Imperial Cult in the provinces. There is nothing left of the inside (due to damage...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our second time in Nimes and this time we were accompanied by my sister and brother in law. This is the first building i told them about when we were here last year. Le Maison is in such good condition and looks too...More

Thank GOG69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Maison Carree is located not far from the Ampitheatre. It is a stunning temple with original columns and Corinthian capitals, and has been in use for the last 1,000 years.

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