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Arena of Nimes by ErikBrede

The Arena of Nimes is a Roman amphitheatre situated in the French city of Nimes. Built around AD 70 , it was remodelled in 1863 to serve as a bullring. The Arenas of Nimes is the site of two annual bullfights during the Feria de Nimes, and it is also used for other public events.

The building encloses an elliptical central space 133 m long by 101 m wide. It is ringed by 34 rows of seats supported by a vaulted construction. It has a capacity of 16,300 spectators.

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Saint Michel at work by pwaab

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The Archangel Michael slaying the dragon. The statue sits atop the Fourvière basilica Lyon and overlooks everything.

Saint Michel au travail
L’archange Saint Michel terrassant le dragon. La statue se trouve au sommet de la basilique de Fourvière et surplombe tout Lyon.

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