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Tour Magne (Magne Tower)

Tour Magne (Magne Tower) Review

At the far end of the Jardins de la Fontaine, you'll find the remains of a tower the emperor Augustus had built on Gallic foundations; it was probably used as a lookout post. Despite losing 30 feet in height over the course of time, the tower still provides fine views of Nîmes for anyone energetic enough to climb the 140 steps.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Jardins de la Fontaine, Pl. Guillaume-Apollinaire, Nîmes, 30189 | Map It
  • Phone: 04–66–21–82–56
  • Cost: €3; joint ticket with Arènes and Maison Carrée €11
  • Hours: Nov.–Feb., daily 9:30–1 and 2–4:30; Mar. and Oct., daily 9:30–1 and 2–6; Apr., May, and Sept., daily 9:30–6:30; June, daily 9–7; July and Aug., daily 9–8
  • Location: Nimes
Updated: 12-16-2013

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