La Maison Carrée de Nîmes

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La Maison Carrée - Square House / Honorable Mention in Panoramio Contest of January 2011

The Maison Carrée in Nîmes was inspired by the temples of Apollo and Mars Ultor in Rome. It was built at the beginning of our era in honour of Gaius Caesar and Lucius Caesar, grandson and adopted son of Emperor Augustus. It was part of the Forum in the ancient city.

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Comments (584)

Great shot and magnificent capture. L 362. Best greetings, Paolo

Bernard Bost on March 17

Paolo,

Thank you so much!

Greetings from Provence, Bernard

Elakramine on March 18

Perfect composition, wonderful view !!! , YSL: 34/263

Greetings, Elakramine

Bernard Bost on March 18

Elakramine,

Merci beaucoup ! 2000 ans sont passés et la Maison Carrée est toujours là !

Amitiés, Bernard

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 23, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Bernard Bost
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D50
    • Taken on 2011/01/22 14:31:48
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/10.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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