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Temple of Diana - Nimes
- Temple of Diana - Nimes
- Alt Name:
- Temple de Diane
- Ancient Rome
- Western Europe
- 100AD - 199AD
- The Magne Tower , Nimes Arena,
about Temple of Diana - Nimes
The Temple of Diana (Temple de Diane) is a Roman site in Nimes whose ultimate purpose remains a mystery, as does the origin of its name.
Believed by some to have been originally built sometime during the reign of Augustus - others say in the 2nd century - it has been suggested that the Temple of Diana may have been a library.
Whatever its original function, this stunning site boasts well-preserved vaulted ceilings, grand archways and enticing passageways. Apparently, the reason for its excellent state is that the Temple of Diana was used as a medieval church, only to be damaged in the French Wars of Religion.
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Address: Jardin de Fontaines, Nimes
Phone: Contact local tourist office
Located within the Jardin de Fontaines, the main park in Nimes.
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