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The Pradier fountain in the centre.

The Esplanade Charles de Gaulle is the large city square located across from the Roman Arena at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
VadimM67
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Murmansk, Russia
Nice square

Large open square in the middle of the city. The place is lovely as there are many trees, 2 cafés... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Nicolas D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It took me a few years - sigh - to discover the significance of the ‘crown’ worn by the statue at the Fontaine Pradier is the Maison Carree!

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really big park with lots of things to see. The statue is magnificient. The are also some seriously impressive churches nearby.

Thank Jošt H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Esplanade Charles de Gaulle is the large city square located across from the Roman Arena at the end of Avenue Feucheres. The creation of the Esplanade dates back to the first half of the XVI century, when Consul Jacques D'Albenas created an artillery range...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

We parked at Indigo Parking Arenes and the exit is in this park. It's a fine park with a couple of statues, but hardly a destination in itself. Get yourself to the Arena and the Maison Carree.

Thank bli_shem
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Large open square in the middle of the city. The place is lovely as there are many trees, 2 cafés and a fountain with a statue in the middle. This is a good place to take a breath.

Thank Nicolas D
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This is a newly created pedestrian space. In the last two years a number of buildings werewere cleared to create an open park space that extends all the way down to the end of the street. Definitely worth a visit, at night It is lit...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We strolled down the Esplanade to get from the train station to our hotel next to the Ampitheatre . Very pleasant with a long water rill. You the reach a fountain which epitomises Nimes.

Thank redscarfox
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Very pleasant avenue which I walked down from the station to my hotel. Water features lit up with coloured lights at night (saw them from my hotel window). The gardens are nice and I sat here quite a lot during the day. My first night...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Visited on a week day and the esplanade was very peaceful. Lovely and clean. A nice place to sit or stroll. Walk down the esplanade beside the water to the train station. Perfect.

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This a lovely square that Borders the Arena, and contains a series of nice water features, the towns tourist information office is in one corner and road leading down to the railway station adjacent to it.

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